Today we return to our So You Want My Job series, in which we interview men who are employed in desirable man jobs and ask them about the reality of their work and for advice on how men can live their dream.
If you’re a man that values time and personal satisfaction over moola, there may be no better job for you than being a teacher.
By Scott Young
As we approach mid-year, are there any goals you had set at the start of this year that you want to make progress on? Here is a simple tool that can help you in becoming more productive and effective.
There is an old business adage, “what is measured, improves.” I believe that lesson applies, to not just your business, but also your life.
By Philip Brewer Having a prosperous country (as opposed to having merely a prosperous elite) depends fundamentally on the rule of law. The system can work adequately well with various sets of rules, as long as they're known in advance and fairly applied. During hard times, though, there's a strong temptation to ignore the rules in a search for a less-bad result.
In my continuing search for apartment-friendly organizing solutions, I’ve found a sturdy product from 3M that can help renters from having to put nails into the wall.
Picture Hanging Strips (12 pack) are like heavy-duty velcro. You adhere one strip to the wall and one strip to the back of whatever it is you wish to hang.
Photo by Zevotron
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On most days there is blind woman that goes to the coffee shop I frequent. Karen’s one of the sweetest and most genuine people you’ll ever meet.
What’s most amazing about Karen is her complete trust in her guide dog, Comet.
One of my favorite sections in what is undoubtedly my favorite personal finance book, Your Money or Your Life, discusses the process one can go through to find a job that is both high in integrity (meaning it’s actually in line with your values - you’re not selling your soul or killing your spirit by doing it) and high in pay.
A lot of people, quite frankly, view this as an impossibili
“If we’re going to have a free-market capitalist society, we’ve got to give people the tools to not be victims” — John Cammack, T. Rowe Price
I get a lot of e-mail from PR firms. I ignore most of it, but occasionally something stands out.
Zach does it again, with Spar butcher block, that only costs $29.99 for a 19" slab. The block sat in his stockpile for 2 years till he came across a quote from Brad Paisley. He said "a Tele(caster) is nothing more than a cutting board, a baseball bat and strings". And the next Ikea Z guitar made the cut.
See more of Zach's butcher block guitar.
After Brian’s DIY note card task board post ran on Unclutterer, reader Cindy tipped us off to the Card Wheel by Real Simple:
Similar to a photo album, the Card Wheel has clear pockets that you can slip paper cards into and organize the cards by color tabs. Instead of using note cards, you can use business card size paper for your tasks.
She’s got a well-known celebrity client and tons of tricks for getting and retaining clients. And she wants to help entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground.
That’s why I thought we could all get something out of an interview with Laura Roeder of Roeder Studios.
As you may know, Japan has lower per capita carbon emissions
than any Western European country. For that reason, I asked my friend,
Sean Saskamoto, who recently moved to Japan and who blogs at I'd Rather Be In Japan,
to check in with us every so often.
My wife and I got into an argument the other night about how many hours she has been working at her job. I would like her home more. I let things cool down a bit and did not speak with her again that night. The next day, I thought I would apologize to her for getting into an argument. But when I texted her, she responded with a snide remark.
I don’t watch much television; I’m more of a books and magazines and newspapers kind of guy. But I’ll make an exception this Friday. ABC will be broadcasting a special entitled Un-Broke: What You Need to Know About Money.