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Rejection
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Rejection and Failure

I’m somewhere between a third and halfway done with my book project (shameless plug: sign up on the right side of this page to be notified when it’s ready). I’ll try to post an excerpt for the internet’s review next week. Writing a book is hard, you guys….but it’s also a lot of fun. I’m excited to finish the thing and see what the world thinks.

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Lessons from Kenya: action

I heard a story awhile back about a man by the name of Mohammad Yunus. I don’t recall the source, so I’m probably going to butcher the story and get a few of the facts wrong. Sorry. Hopefully you’ll get the gist of it.

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Our 4th of July in pictures + 2 apologies to Francis Scott Key

The Fourth of July is one of my favorite days of the year. I love this country. In honor of our nation’s birthday, we tried to be as American as possible.

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A political rant: my top 3 frustrations with the election 2012, Obama vs. Romney

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1.) Whatever happened to individual responsibility? Presidents don’t create jobs. American people create jobs. I’d like to see a president who has the following economic policy:

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3 things for which I’m not thankful

It’s the season of giving thanks. I’m blessed beyond anything I deserve. I’m overwhelmingly thankful for my life. However, today I say “bah humbug.” Today, here are 3 things I’m not thankful for. >>>>Begin rant…

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Part 2: I’m not so unlike you, Occupy Wall Street Protesters

I’ve gotten a bit of flack over my “Occupy” rant. Just a quick note: I’m not so unlike you, protesters. I can empathize with the large number of currently unemployed college graduates. I graduated in May of 2002 with a degree in finance. I imagine that the job market for graduates with finance degrees during the summer of 2002 was similar to the job market for asbestos salespersons in the 1990s. I sent out resumes to over 100 companies. I groaned as my search broadened from large financial firms to insurance firms to pretty much anyone who would hire me.

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