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Category Archives: Blog

2,461 Blog Posts in 2,191 Days

posted by Joshua on January 31, 2017 in Blog, Habits,, SIDCHAs

My post Saturday, “2,461 Blog Posts in 2,191 Consecutive Days,” began 2,461 Blog Posts in 2,191 Consecutive Days What I learned in six years posting daily On January 29, 2011 I wrote the first blog post of an unbroken streak. Today finishes the sixth year. Tomorrow I’ll start year 7. Here’s the blog:,[…] Keep reading →

Arianna Huffington, Thrive Global, and me

posted by Joshua on December 24, 2016 in Blog

Arriana Huffington recently started an online community called Thrive Global. She and her team picked me up to write for their journal. In fact, one of my posts made today’s front page, so if you click there today, you may see it. Thrive’s content is organized into 6 categories: Wonder Wisdom Well-Being Unplug and Recharge[…] Keep reading →

New email provider means you might be getting my newsletter for the first time

posted by Joshua on November 14, 2016 in Blog, Leadership

Hello all, I’m changing the email provider for my newsletter. It turns out the old one was hitting some filters, so some of you may be getting my newsletter for the first time. So if you signed up a long time ago and are just seeing your first newsletter from me, welcome aboard! … and[…] Keep reading →

“Winning the popular vote” means nothing

posted by Joshua on November 13, 2016 in Blog

“Hillary Clinton won the popular vote, so more people want her to be president.“ Sour grapes. And meaningless. Look, I don’t want someone who denies global warming in the White House either, but saying meaningless stuff doesn’t help. All the candidates and all the voters knew the rules of the election years ahead. Winning the[…] Keep reading →

Economists contradiction between economic growth and job loss

posted by Joshua on October 27, 2016 in Blog

Economists always claim that we need populations to grow for economies to grow, which they seem to regard as a necessity. I’ve never understood why growth is necessary, when what we need is to distribute life’s necessities—food, water, shelter, etc—among people. Anyway, take economic growth as a necessity for the sake of argument. Economists also[…] Keep reading →