Archive for July, 2012

The Two Steps to Make Good Ideas Happen

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I’m not Christian, but I think its great to take Jesus as an example here. He had some good ideas. Turn the other cheek. Don’t judge people. “So don’t worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring its own worries. Today’s trouble is enough for today.” I like it. There’s nothing wrong with an idea like that. […] Read On…

What To Do When You Lose Everything

A good friend of mine lost all his money yesterday. Two nights ago he wrote me: ZNGA had bad earnings, it’s down 40% after hours. If it opens up here in the morning then my account will be shut down, I will lose all my money, I will owe the bank money, and I will […] Read On…

Yes I Can!

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Yesterday John Stossel asked me, “But don’t we need a President?” John has long been a hero of mine, particularly since his autobiography came out:  Give Me a Break: How I Exposed Hucksters, Cheats, and Scam Artists We were doing a pre-taping for his Thursday show. I was feeling a bit uncomfortable. First they asked me […] Read On…

What Do You See When You Look At This Image?

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Take a look at the above image. Quick, tell me what you see? I used that image on a post the other day. Somebody wrote somewhere (maybe they tweeted it, maybe they wrote on “my wall”. I don’t know. Somewhere.) – they wrote, “How come you have this half-naked girl on this post. I’m unsubscribing.” […] Read On…

How I Would Unschool My Kids

(the mirror image of the tattoo says "Never a Failure, Always a Lesson")

My dad hit me when I got bad grades. Particularly when I was young and got a bad grade in “Conduct”. Happiness was an “A”. Even better: an “A+”. Sadness was an “F”. It was almost like a joke. Like the only way to get an “F” is if you tried to screw up almost […] Read On…

What Are Your Plans For Your Death Bed?

(Dream and Death from the Sandman comics. I always had a crush on Death).

Do you know what you are going to say on your deathbed? Everyone wants to know what you are going to say.  People say things like, “on your deathbed are you going to wish you spent more time at work than with your family?” Well, are you? Are you going to say that? When you […] Read On…