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Apr 13

4 questions from a reader – Advice for Young Professionals

When folks start coming to you for ‘advice for young professionals‘, it’s time to concede that 37 is in fact ancient and it’s time to give up on your dreams of becoming a break-dance contestant on America’s Got Talent.

Here’s a recent chat I had with Jacqueline Cavalheiro (Student Awards) of Humber College in Toronto. Continue reading →


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Apr 13

9 more things I learned by living to 38

First of all, I’m surprised I made it this far without getting pummeled at least once. Anybody who knew me growing up would probably say I beat the odds on that one.  I guess if you make yourself useful to enough people, you create your own guardian angels.

Last year, I wrote 9 things I learned by living to 37.  It received great reviews in that nobody told me to take a hike.  I also received quite a few emails from you about what your realizations were when you hit that completely random milestone.  My favourite was from some dude living in the Philippines:

“I realized that I didn’t like my dog very much because it occurred to me he had a better life than I did.” Continue reading →