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Young Men — On The Job

As mentioned before on this blog, young fellas just don’t know lots of stuff. Often when they are new on the job, they often have episodes of what were you thinking. This is normal, especially for labor/craftsman type jobs. That

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Young Men — Distractions

Distractions are things that capture one’s attention, with the hope that one will not see what is truly happening. Magicians use them to good effect. In other cases, the results are less amusing. All people are susceptible to distractions, though

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Young Men — Court

Here in the U.S., the Judicial System is an open one (at least for now). One thing that this allows is for the regular person to see the proceedings. I did just this as I was getting my divorce. I

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Young Men — Hindsight

There is such a thing as hindsight bias. It is when you look at past events, and consider that the events that happened were inevitable and that you just knew that they would be the way that they turned out.

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Young Men — Other People’s Perspectives

I once read a story about Bill Gates. It has been said that people learn to understand other people’s perspectives as they mature, but not Bill Gates. He supposedly still viewed all interactions with other people from his perspective. Even

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Young Men — Forest Through The Trees

As you all know, there were lots of problems with my marriage. Much of it starts off that I was Blue Pill at the time. Adding to this was the fact that I was in the middle of it all.

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Young Men — Getting Better Every Day

When I was a wee lad I looked to older kids and was impressed by their knowledge and skills. I wondered if I would ever be able to do what many of them could do. Then I got older and

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Victory Laps

In response to the recent Young Men — Never Think That You Have Arrived post, Ton wrote, If a man never arrives he never gets to enjoy his accomplishments so plan some victory laps. Probably Ton was suggesting that every man

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Young Men — Never Think That You Have Arrived

There might come a time when things in your life are going especially well. You have worked hard and there are good results. This is not the time to think that you have arrived. In reality, there might have a

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Young Men — Who Not To Impress

It is sometimes suggested that people work very hard (and maybe spend lots of money in the process) trying to impress people that they don’t even like. If you think about it, this is true. In fact, they often work

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