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Knowing Where to Put the “X”

There is a story floating around out there about a retired mechanical engineer whose knowledge base was unrivaled. He could fix anything mechanical. He knew his trade better than anyone. He also knew that time does not equal expertise. Repeat: Time does not equal expertise. After a decades-long career with his employer, he phased out

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The COST of Knowledge

The COST of Knowledge

Knowledge comes in different forms in the workplace. On some level, it doesn’t matter how long you’ve been in the workforce or with a specific employer. An intern might have more knowledge of a certain practice or network or platform than a CEO. We know this implicitly. This is why we hire them. On another

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Why I Voted For Bernie Sanders

  Bernie Sanders is my best chance for seeing positive changes in my lifetime that will affect me and my loved ones. This is not a criticism of other candidates. This is not a referendum of the DNC. This is a personal and informed decision. I suffer from Type II Bipolar Disorder. I require regular,

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Fifteen Minutes

Fifteen minutes. You owe me that much. You were drunk and lonely and needed attention. I gave you that. You needed to feel loved. You needed human contact. I gave you those. You needed me to walk you down the block for the memorial. “Here is what I need,” you said. “I need you to

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How to Love a Single Dad

  I enjoy reading the Elephant Journal. Sorta. I’ve been a subscriber for years, but I’m having problems with the content lately. Most of the posts I have read over the past year are geared towards women and written mostly by women: To the Man Who Almost Tamed Me by Becca Wise How to Attract

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