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Ever find it difficult to talk to your boss - or your boss's boss?

Apr 15, 2014
Chris Colin and Rob Baedeker, authors of "What to Talk About," have some tips.
Posted In: office behavior, humor
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The Market Was Down

Feb 21, 2014
A short story from the collection 'One More Thing'
Posted In: humor, fiction
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8 post-apocalpyse scenarios: The Day After the Debt Ceiling

Feb 6, 2014
The authors of "How to Win at Everything" share some predictions for what happens if Congress fails to agree about the Debt Ceiling.
Posted In: debt ceiling, apocalypse
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Passing notes in the back of Coursera

Sep 25, 2013
Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, allow anyone to be a student. Retirees, soccer moms or radio commentator Beth Teitell.
Posted In: moocs, online education, EdX, Udacity
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What would life be like without a cell phone?

Sep 3, 2013
Gary Sernovitz is the managing director of the investment firm Lime Rock Partners. And he doesn't have a cell phone.
Posted In: cell phone
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Why technology has ruined summer camp

Aug 7, 2013
Commentator Beth Teitell says technology is ruining the camp experience because it allows parents to monitor kids 24/7.
Posted In: camp
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Living life as a target-market female

Jul 30, 2013
What it's like to live in an advertiser's world of the target-market female, aged 25 to 45 years old.
Posted In: satire, comedy, advertising
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Thank you not very much for my address labels

Jul 10, 2013
Address labels: When a "free gift" fails to keep up with the times.
Posted In: mail
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Underwater no more and wanting to stay put

Jun 28, 2013
Not everyone wants to ditch their underwater mortgage once it resurfaces.
Posted In: Housing, underwater mortgage
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Advice for your performance review: In five years...

Jun 5, 2013
Just in time for interview season, a writer takes a look at one of the classic job interview questions.
Posted In: job interview, Commentary

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Trebuchet
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Ever find it difficult to talk to your boss - or your boss's boss?

Apr 15, 2014
Chris Colin and Rob Baedeker, authors of "What to Talk About," have some tips.
Posted In: office behavior, humor
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The Market Was Down

Feb 21, 2014
A short story from the collection 'One More Thing'
Posted In: humor, fiction

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