Mentoring

December 24, 2007

I found a good article on mentoring and role models over at The Simple Dollar. Part of my job is to ‘advise’ others on the technology we use in our products, which sometimes places me in the ‘mentor-candidate’ role. I’d never really differentiated heroes, role models, and mentors, so I found the article to be rather interesting. I guess being 50+ makes you consider the effect you might have on others…

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Recommend: Diet Article

December 17, 2007

I ran across a great article on weight loss at “Asleep at the Wheel” that I can heartily recommend. My weight loss doctor would like this one; it sums up his approach to weight loss fairly well. Now if anyone can solve my “how to find exercise I can actually enjoy” riddle, I’d be all set. I’ve got a few clues… time to do more research!


Recommend: LifeHacker

December 7, 2007

Do you know about LifeHacker? It’s an interesting site with tips about “hacking” your life – saving money, how to do this and that. I subscribe to their RSS feed, and it’s one of my favorites. If you want to spend the better part of an evening “improving” yourself, this is a fascinating place to start.