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Is optimism a bias?

We Need Optimists

My wife, Ester, and I had just endured a difficult parent-teacher conference for one of our teenage children. It was a grades issue. 107 more words

Behavioral Economics

Otis Redding Whipple

I’m sorry; I had to do it. I had to write a post about a cat.

This is Otis, named for my friend’s deep and abiding love for Otis Redding’s work. 502 more words


The Journey from "Their There"

Have you ever felt like you just haven’t connected with someone and wondered why? I recently experienced a serious disconnect with a friend.

She was explaining something that she was very interested in, going into great detail about how her solution would benefit me, too. 385 more words

Relationship Building

Over analysis is not killing your seduction its just that your not good enough

In the underground black ops community Over analyzing is something to embrace cause it is the edge that the one who thinks more is the one who gains an advantage. 201 more words


To Persuade a Penguin

Does anyone else see what I see?

No. Not really. Everyone sees everything differently – from their personal perspective. And as the old adage goes, seeing is believing. 447 more words


A tale of two speeches

Last week, two speeches caught my attention on my social media circles. One was a ceremonial speech delivered by Mr. Narayana Murthy at IISc on July 16th and the other was by Mr. 990 more words


The Proofreader’s Corner: Editorial-Business Marketing — The 4 Ps of Persuasion

by Louise Harnby

Promoting an editorial business has never been easier — and it’s never been harder. The internet provides us with access to a global marketplace; that means each of us is discoverable to a much greater number of clients. 1,780 more words

Business Of Editing