After the meeting, Powell had lent his phone to Barbara for five minutes. The day after, he was swamped in ads for Tiffany rings. No matter which app he opened, gold, silver, and platinum masterpieces were showing up, flashing their perfect curves, and shining brighter than his screen’s settings theoretically allowed. Usually oblivious of such … Continue reading The Dancing Tasmanian Devils
I’ve been sitting on the couch for most of my life. I’ve trained Homer Simpson in the art of couch sitting. I’ve peeled more couch potatoes than needed to feed all the soldiers in the world for a year. And I’m a certified lazy pancake from the Lazy Pancake Institute. These are credentials to be … Continue reading This is Why I’m Sitting On The Couch
Whether you’re working in a large corporation or as an independent, whether it was a nanny or a colleague, you most likely had to fire someone at one point or another. Even if it was only one of your blog’s subscribers commenting (read harassing) too much. You sat with them in a conference room and … Continue reading When was the last time you fired yourself?
What should I do for a better life?Read books Credit: What should I do? Books left unread are like Gods without worshippers. They wither and fade away in our collective memory. Reading books is an act of faith, it’s a prayer! And as Soren Kierkegaard said, “the function of prayer is not to influence God, … Continue reading Read Books
As Powell entered the room, Barbara slammed shut the cupboard and shouted: “We’re out of yellow tea from Tasmania again. How heartless can you people be? Who could let that happen?”. Barbara was a famous actress (to be), still learning the ropes of the profession by serving tables in a fancy restaurant downtown. She was … Continue reading The Heartbroken Tasmanian Devils
What should I do for a better life?Sleep like a koala Koalas are professional, dedicated sleepers. They’ve no hesitation to put in twenty hours of sleep a day. Yes! That’s right, they can go as far as 80% of the day spent in another dimension. With around ten hours of sleep per day, sloths look … Continue reading Sleep Like a Koala
Yesterday I bought a dishwasher. It is kind of big, so I am not sure if this qualifies for small talk? “I don’t care about small talk” is what the last Tinder profile stated during today’s binge session. So, does it mean she is not willing to talk about my dishwasher? It is a German … Continue reading Tales of Tinderland – Dishwasher
In short, I have no idea! Nevertheless, let me get into more details and outline the five major drivers of growth. Credit: https://pixabay.com/users/athree23-6195572/ 1. Make them laugh. In France, they say that a laughing woman is already half in your bed. Some pick-up artists mastered the techniques to get the other half; others were sent … Continue reading How to Experience Double-Digit Growth of Your Follower Base?
Credit: https://unsplash.com/@eddrobertson When I moved to the big city for my studies at 17 years old, I sorely missed the community we had created with my friends from the village. We weren’t formally living together, but practically we were. Since middle school, the four of us had been braiding the strands of our lives together. … Continue reading We’re getting heartbroken anyway, maybe it’s worth a try to test different ways?
It was hard to accept that from now on everyone would look at her differently. But it was worth it. She had been secretly writing a blog for four months, and couldn’t hide it anymore; she had to share her posts with the world. “Done!” she shouted as she clicked, switching the privacy settings to … Continue reading I’m singin’ in the likes