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Delusions of Grandeur

Wikipedia.org has two articles that seem somewhat related — one is about “delusions of grandeur”, the other is about “grandiosity”. From the latter: A distinction is made between individuals exhibiting grandiosity, which includes a degree of insight into their unrealistic … Continue reading Continue reading

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When Wiki Gets Wonky, It Quickly Turns Wrong Key

Today, I had an “Epic Fail” experience. There were a couple of things that came together in an unfortunate way, and before I knew it, I had created a train wreck like there’s no tomorrow. I’ve tried to figure out … Continue reading Continue reading

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What is right / wrong, good / bad about self-promotion

In the 20th century, self-promotion acquired a bad name. I think I can explain why, but explanation is rather complicated. After the modern capitalism was invented in the 18th century and became widely established throughout the western hemisphere in the … Continue reading
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Business Cards + Personal Brand

About 100 years ago, 2 technologies spread throughout the world that made business cards and personal branding important in the 20th Century: Automobiles and telephones. Throughout the 20th Century, cars made it evermore commonplace for people to travel long distances … Continue reading
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As I walk down the highway all I do is sing this song…

I’m so glad I’m living — I’m gonna tell the world I am One thing many people have lost sight of is their own existence, their own being, their own behavior,… — as opposed to, for example, their impact on … Continue reading
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You are what you produce

Every parent knows this: The impact you have on your children is part of your legacy. Indeed: You will often hear parents say things like “my children mean everything to me”. I do not doubt that. But turn this question … Continue reading
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I am not a very private or secretive person. Recently, someone close to me felt I “overshared” information — in other words: that I said something they did not feel it was right for me to say. I didn’t say … Continue reading
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Social Media Tip: Be Prepared for Someone to Respond to Your Post

If you make a post on the Internet, then you should be prepared for the event that someone actually responds to your post. If you are shocked that someone might respond and you delete their comment or say the response … Continue reading
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Number 9, Revisited

There is this thing called the “90-9-1 rule” — that is not what this is about. This post is all about the number 99. My rough estimate is that about 99% of the world-wide web is basically “personal websites”. The … Continue reading
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