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Personal Development

2012: A Year In Review and 2013 Outlook
2013: A Year in Review and 2014 Outlook
2014: A Year In Review and 2015 Outlook
2015: A Year In Review and 2016 Outlook
24 Things I Learned From 12 Books in 2012
365 Days of Being Grateful
40 Things I Learned from 20 Books in 2013
40 Things I Learned From 20 Books In 2014
42 Things I Learned From 21 Books In 2015
42 Things I Learned From 21 Books In 2016
5 Inspirational Macklemore Songs You Probably Haven’t Heard
Cut your own hair
Do the most important thing first
Don’t break the chain
Go deep
Happiness is a bucket
How To Buy A Job Interview For $3
Just start, then enjoy the process
meditate.
Running shoes ruined running
Sticky Lips And A Loose Memory: My TEDx Journey
Surround yourself
The Most Important Phone Call of My Life
Trust the tomato

Social Skills

90 Compliments in 30 Days – Experiment Revealed
90 Compliments in 30 Days: Recap and Results
90 Compliments in 30 Days: Five Big Takeaways
90 Strangers in 30 Days: Five Big Takeaways
90 Strangers in 30 Days- Progress Update 1
90 Strangers in 30 Days- Progress Update 2
90 Strangers in 30 Days- Project Recap
A Social Experiment- 90 Strangers in 30 Days
Agree and amplify
Anatomy of a Conversation Part 1
Anatomy of a Conversation Part 2: Opening
Anatomy of a Conversation Part 3: Threading
Anatomy of a Conversation Part 4: Closing
“How do you guys know each other?”
Introvert is not a dirty word
Look people in the eye
Mind your body language
Shed the spotlight
Social Skills Mailbag #1: Tips Heading Into And Out Of College
The Big Social Mo
The Confidence Cocktail: Applying the 80/20 Rule To Ending Your Social Anxiety
The Paradox of Becoming Socially Stronger
The Rudest Question: “Why are you so shy?”
The Sincerest High (poem)

Travel

A 3-Month Solo Trip In One Second Clips
Airports and Planes: Emotional Zoos (poem)
I Love NY (but only as a friend)
Things People Say When You Quit Your Job To Travel
Travel=perspective
Why A Trip Is Like A Trip

Writing and Creativity

3 Bits of Advice for New Freelancers
6 Random Pieces Of Online Writing That Have Stuck With Me
A Confidence Carol: One Year Later
A letter to myself about routine
How the Grinch Got His Shit Together (poem)
I’m going to make a lot of crap
My Favorite Word
Thank you.
The Idea Honeymoon
Why I’m Grateful I Was A Message Board Nerd For 10+ Years