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Category Archives: Tips

A burpee app?

posted by Joshua on January 7, 2017 in Exercises, Fitness, Habits, Inc.com, SIDCHAs, Tips

My 2,192 Days of Burpees post and Inc. article got a lot of responses, including questions how to start from people who felt inspired by this free, zero-equipment, zero-cost, low-risk, healthy, and so on practice. One reader asked if I could recommend an app. I wrote back Glad to hear from you and that you’re[…] Keep reading →

Less food packaging = more food variety

posted by Joshua on October 28, 2016 in Nature, Tips

The set of packaged and unpackaged food is greater than the set of only unpackaged food. You would think that restricting your diet to avoid packaged food would lower its variety. I have found, to the contrary, that avoiding packaged food has increased the variety of food I eat. When companies choose to package food,[…] Keep reading →

How off-the-mark gifts destroy relationships, what to do about it, and how it helps you as a leader

posted by Joshua on September 1, 2016 in Leadership, Relationships, Tips

Do you ever get a gift that’s almost what you want, but not quite? People who know me know I don’t like books, as I wrote about in “Less, please“. Sometimes someone gives me a book. I don’t want it. I can get it from the library across the street from me. Now I have[…] Keep reading →

Start conversations and relationships with “passion”: vindicated by Fast Company

posted by Joshua on August 31, 2016 in Leadership, Relationships, Tips

A reader and former NYU collaborator sent me this article from Fast Company under their “Leadership” heading: “27 Questions To Ask Instead Of “What Do You Do?” She knows my passion for effective and meaningful conversation, making people feel comfortable sharing their vulnerabilities, and supporting them on things they care about. Longtime readers will remember[…] Keep reading →