Posts Tagged with "Funny"

When do I get the moon shoes?

Monday, October 4, 2010

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If you're new here, you may want to start with Our Consulting Problem and maybe our FAQ and if you like what you see you should totally subscribe to receive new posts via RSS or email in the box on the top right. Thanks for visiting!Special thanks to Dan for tipping us off on this [...]

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Rehab phase 1 is almost complete; Phase 2 is coming

Thursday, September 9, 2010

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Rehab phase 1 is almost complete; Phase 2 is coming

Today is our last day in Chile. Tomorrow we return to Argentina. Next week we return to the US. Phase 1 of rehab has been intense We have been unemployed and in South America for almost exactly 6 months now. For 6 months we have had no deadlines and no responsibilities. We’ve had neither cellphone [...]

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Management book chapter 2: Perfectionists should kick themselves in the head (perfectly)

Thursday, August 12, 2010

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Management book chapter 2:  Perfectionists should kick themselves in the head (perfectly)

Last week we discussed the merits of building career option-value and warned about Brick Wall Syndrome (BWS) and the tyranny of the evil mongeese.  This week, we’ll tackle the advantages of being a perfectionist and make the argument that if you are a perfectionist you should try to kick yourself in the head (as perfectly [...]

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If I were to write a management book about career “option value” . . .

Thursday, August 5, 2010

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If I were to write a management book about career “option value” . . .

I know a lot of people that are working very, very hard in jobs that they don’t have any particular passion for (and in many cases dislike quite a bit) in order to have greater “option value.” I was one of them; I spent the majority of the last 10 years building option value. As [...]

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Cafe con piernas = Coffee, with legs

Friday, July 30, 2010

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Cafe con piernas = Coffee, with legs

Buckle up, this one is going to be interesting… Cafe con piernas: The background So I was in Santiago for a few days back in 2002 and I vaguely remember going on a city tour with a tour guide that told us that there are topless coffee shops here–e.g., coffee shops in which the women [...]

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Our trip to the Northwest of Argentina (the NOA) in summary

Thursday, June 3, 2010

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Our trip to the Northwest of Argentina (the NOA) in summary

In case you haven’t caught every post over the last couple of weeks, I wanted to put a quick summary of all of the posts related to our one-week trip to the Northwest of Argentina.  As a reminder, we went to Salta, Cafayate, (through the the valle de Calchaquies) and then up north to the [...]

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A Brief intermission…

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

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Sorry for the lack of posts lately.. My mother has been visiting for the last 10 days.  It’s been busy. We’ll get posting again soon.  In the meantime, click the read link to watch a hilarious video

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Dear purse snatchers,

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

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Dear purse snatchers,

Us: the couple sitting on the bench in the botanical garden reading our books and enjoying the beautiful day for a couple of hours. You: the band of 2 women and one guy that welcomed us to Buenos Aires by teaching us to be a little bit more careful with our belongings when in public [...]

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