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Who wants to live forever?

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Aging, longevity and the longevity market Aging For hundred of years, philosophers and scientists have tried to wrap their heads around the manifold wonders of aging. Aristotle — the originator of the scientific study of life — had also a...
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How to Get People to Really Listen to You

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There’s no magic 5 step formula. That might not be what you want to hear right now but trust me in the long run it’s easier to accept that life is nuanced and has...
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Defining ‘Life’ in the Time of COVID-19

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My wife and I are approaching a month of self-imposed isolation to avoid getting the coronavirus. We are both over 70 years old and have pre-existing conditions that make our fending off this disease...
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Controlling the Narrative

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There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so. - William Shakespeare We often hear a form of nonsense, enough that we don’t even notice how foolish it is. It seeps into...
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The Virtue of Aristocracy Abides No Borders

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Even within the German Healthcare System ”Quality is not an act; it is a habit”- like Aristotle, the Greek philosopher indicated in 322 BC. Yet today, we still stand struggling to exercise that simple excerpt...
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We Are All in a Boat, But Not in the Same Boat

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What can we learn from the crisis , and how can we come stronger out of the corona crisis? "We are all in the same boat now." - Yes, that is partly true: We are in a boat, or on a ship. We...
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‘Fake It Till You Make It’-Is It Sane?

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Dress for the job you want, forcefully smile for a couple of minutes till you’re actually smiling, mimic great leaders, pretend you know all the answers, fake confidence to gain it Some people absorb in...
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Embrace Enjoyment, and your work will deliver

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Enjoyment doesn’t fit any clear definition, so get to know it If I don’t catch myself enjoying it, I drop it. Enjoyment is not everything, it is the only thing. I am not encouraging hedonism,...
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Nine Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Success Without Realizing It

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I decry the injustice of my wounds, only to look down and see that I am holding a smoking gun in one hand and a fistful of ammunition in the other. -Craig D. Lounsbrough Finding...
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Triad for Developers to Increase Productivity

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In this world where we are bombarded with a lot of workloads, everyone is looking for new ways to increase productivity in a particular time period. There is a lack of the ability to...
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Stop Whining and Start Requesting

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“What you're supposed to do when you don't like a thing is change it. If you can't change it, change the way you think about it. Don't complain.” - Maya Angelou You probably have coworkers...
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Some Things Just Aren’t Worth It

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"There are two types of habits: ones which comfort us, and ones which would be a comfort if we stopped." - Catherine Pulsifer When searching for a new “life hack,” you’re hoping for a cheat...
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10 Life Lessons From 10 Years in the Gym

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One wrong step and they plunge. Gracefully the two climbers made their way back to the ground. There they were, adventurous and strong. Both with an impressive set of abs and pretty girlfriends waiting for them. It’s not...
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How To Land Your First Job After You Graduate College

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As you no doubt already know, landing your first job after you graduate from college is not going to be a walk in the park. The job market has gotten increasingly competitive in recent...
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Walking the Creative Line

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It might seem like a strange image for some but when I think of creativity I tend to think of Philippe Petit as he mindfully walks his tightrope high above the New York skyline....
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7 Gigs For People with Unruly Brains & Bodies

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I have always struggled to maintain a conventional job. You know, 9 to 5 in an office. Or set shifts at a restaurant job or a retail gig requiring constant human interaction. For those of...
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Left-Brain v Right-Brain. Doesn’t Really Matter. Be Flexible In Your Thinking

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According to conventional wisdom, people tend to have a personality, thinking style, or way of doing things that are either left-brained or right-brained. Those who are right-brained are supposed to be intuitive and creative...
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10 Ways To ‘Uplive’ In Your Remote Office

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Upliving Remotely: The consistent application of routines and skills that take you from surviving remotely, to thriving remotely. Over the past year I have studied, tested, hypothesized and hypothesized what I needed to thrive remotely. Through...
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Financial Literacy for Kids: Instilling Perspective

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There's something contradictory about the role of money in our lives. It would be nice to have more of it, but not too much of it. We need just enough of it not to...
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Crisis Gives HR New Opportunities

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After a year of unprecedented health and economic crises, companies and their human resources staff are coming to terms with what awaits the workforce. The first question is how to reboot the system.  “Crisis does...