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The ‘Self-Help’ Scam

I am not a fan of the self-help, personal improvement, motivational genre. To be specific, it’s the I can [teach you/help you/motivate you] to be [happy/rich/successful] if you buy my [book/blog/course] merry-go-round I don’t care for. I don’t care if authors have academic, research, finance, religious or sales backgrounds, they’re mostly shysters[…] Read On

How to Fix America’s Broken Education System

Everyone tells me our education system is broken. Curious, I typed, “education system is …” into Google. The top suggestion to complete the search phrase was “broken.” The next four were “flawed,” “failing,” “bad” and “messed up.” Just as I suspected. I’m a big believer in Occam’s razor: all things[…] Read On