The Work I Dread

Worker Bee

Confessions of a work-averse workaholic.

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Hush Money

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Ina Chadwick reminisces about her larger-than-life father and his untimely death—and imagines how it might have been different.

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7 Reasons Why Leaders Don’t Realise Their Potential


Let’s face it, as a leader most people are going to think that you have got your sh*t sorted.

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Stop Comparing Yourself to Others


Why judge yourself based on other people if they have no idea who you really are?

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The Antique Cast


Dean Kostos brings together Abstract Expressionism and the beauty of the male form.

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I Want to Raise Grateful Children


Hearing “no” is a vital life lesson for children.

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The Complete List of Secrets for Men and Women to Better Sex, Happiness and World Peace


1. Leave people better than you found them. That’s it.

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The Trials and Triumphs of a Joyful Black Man in America

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The media-generated perception: being black is synonymous with being poor, uneducated, unmotivated and a burden on society. Michael Taylor is having none of that.

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Humor Lessons From a Third-Rate Comedian

How to be funny

Walking embarrassment Evan Jacobs tells you everything you need to know to alienate friends and irritate people.

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Flying Dadless


Erik Proulx is parenting without a script—or a father’s influence. And he’s doing a damn good job.

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A Modern Indignity

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When David Perez was 11, he had two stated goals: to become president of the United States, and to meet his father. Thanks to LinkedIn, he’s halfway there.

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Daddy’s Gunslinging Daughter

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In 1962, when Marilyn Monroe was queen, Ina Chadwick could never keep her union-leader father’s attention—until she picked up a .22-caliber rifle.

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The Not-So-Dolce Vita

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Three months after we married, Celia and I up and moved to Italy. Six months later we returned to the States, almost broke and, somehow, still married.

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Why Cold Weather Makes Me Think About Masculinity

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“Baby, it’s manly outside.” Gint Aras reflects back on the ways he was reminded that he needed to take the cold weather like a man.

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Somewhat Deaf and Completely Scared


Doug Zeigler was born with a hearing defect. He tried all he could to hide it from everyone for one reason: FEAR.

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Your Dad Is In Jail. You Are Not Alone.

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Veronica Grace talks about the challenges of raising two sons while their father was in jail.

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