Tag Archives: Social self reliance

The Wisdom of Crowds

I mentioned before that I’m beginning a new business venture with some friends. Though certainly there are drawbacks to going into business with others, there are also some advantages. One of the biggest is the law of averages. On any … Continue reading

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The need for role-models

While this is not entirely on-topic, this essay by Rick Johnson really caught my attention and pulled on my heart strings a bit. It is well worth reading the whole thing, but here’s the bottom line: I am convincedĀ that the … Continue reading

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Self reliance is an attitude

I have been an employee in Corporate America for most of my career. I put myself through college by cleaning a department store in the mornings before school and by selling housewares in the same store at night. I got … Continue reading

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Self reliance: A confessional – the report

It was neither a astounding success nor a miserable failure. I’d call today a good, solid win. I didn’t last the entire eleven hours. I only made it nine before I got a headache, wore out, and called it a … Continue reading

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Social self reliance: a confessional

One area where I definitely need to be more self reliant is socially. I am not an outgoing person. I like people easily, but I have difficulty instigating social interactions. I’m not sure why that is, but I’ve come to … Continue reading

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