Posts Tagged with "Humor"

Travel cage match: Santiago, Chile vs. Buenos Aires, Argentina (part 1: Food)

Thursday, January 13, 2011

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Travel cage match:  Santiago, Chile vs. Buenos Aires, Argentina (part 1: Food)

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! 2 cities enter.  One city leaves. Will it be [...]

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When do I get the moon shoes?

Monday, October 4, 2010

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Special thanks to Dan for tipping us off on this great YouTube video which I think we can all very much relate to: We salute the creator!

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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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Atacama: A Vacation within a vacation within a vacation

Friday, August 27, 2010

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Atacama:  A Vacation within a vacation within a vacation

First… we packed up our apartment in San Francisco, put most of our stuff in storage and went to Buenos Aires. Then… after ~4 months we left a couple of bags with a friend in Buenos Aires and went to Santiago. Then… after ~1 month we left a couple of bags with friends in Santiago [...]

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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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Game 3: Argentina 2, Greece 0

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

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Game 3:  Argentina 2, Greece 0

We’re relatively new to this, but as far as we can tell, Argentina always wins.  This is probably a good thing as it’s usually much better to hang out in crowded places with very passionate drunk people that are happy rather than angry.  We watched this game (which was thankfully at 3:30pm rather than early [...]

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Feria de Mataderos — You’re not in San Telmo anymore…

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

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Feria de Mataderos — You’re not in San Telmo anymore…

Interested in something unique to do in Buenos Aires? Read on… “Feria” is the word they use down here to refer to an open air market.  Most sell various arts and crafts as well as clothing, food and antiques.  There are several of them in varying shapes and sizes all over the city (and country). [...]

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Quick update on our progress in learning spanish

Thursday, June 10, 2010

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Some have asked how our spanish skills are coming along after 10+ weeks of intensive classes and immersion.  Rather than address this question directly, I’ll instead suggest that you watch this video: I’d say that we basically have a combination of all 4 of those problems.

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