Category Archives: General

What are you doing with your life?

“I just graduated,” my waitress tells me as I’m sitting in a college town restaurant. “What are you going to do?” I ask. She gives me this glance of disappointment, looks down at her server apron, then glares back at me. Then … Continue reading

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Integrity – Staying true to who you are

A couple months ago, I wrote about Scott who was faced with an ethical dilemma when his boss told him, “Sometimes ethics and business don’t mix.” Scott was standing at a crossroads: to upsell needless, more expensive products which would … Continue reading

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A decade back, a decade forward

Some people have asked me how everything I’ve been working on over the last decade fits together and where it’s going. Here’s a response to that question as a summary of my work and some direction forward: Over the last … Continue reading

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The Twenties BeatDown® book

www.twentiesbeatdown.com   –   Like  The Twenties BeatDown on Facebook “Are you subscribed to Drew’s semi-annual blog?” My friend quipped to his wife, mocking me about how infrequently I blog. It just takes me some time to ruminate on a few topics … Continue reading

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7. Political impression

What impression might a foreigner visiting from another planet gather from the American political process? A culture that prizes leaders who can exalt themselves and their accomplishments the best while simultaneously trying to make the other leader out to be the biggest liar. … Continue reading

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6. Shaping influences–human development

Picture two plants of the same species growing in two different environments. One seed is planted in a protected inland area with soft, rich soil and moderate water. Another grows on a rocky cliff near a sea with relentless winds. … Continue reading

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2. What are we shaping?

Intеrnеt gambling hаѕ grоwn еxроnеntіаllу, manifesting a 10–15% аnnuаl expenditure іnсrеаѕе оvеr thе last 15 уеаrѕ (Gаіnѕburу, 2012), wіth mоrе than 2800 gаmblіng websites currently аvаіlаblе (Onlіnе Cаѕіnо Cіtу, 2013). Cоnсоrdаnt wіth thіѕ rаtе оf еxраnѕіоn, the volume аnd expenditure … Continue reading

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