Michael E. Gruen

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Five Habits that Radically Improved My Life


Over the past year or so I’ve adopted a few habits that I thought would enhance this little experiment called life.

I didn’t start them all at once—I kneaded them in over time, giving each new habit three months to stick. Then, on the next.

I thought to share them in the hope they’d help you, too. In order…


Write Like An Adult

Preface


After ten years in the workforce I’ve concluded that:

  • a surprising number of adults can’t write,
  • the problem is getting worse, and
  • I should do something about it.
Like folding laundry or shooting whiskey, writing is something adults ought to be able to do…

The Day Ann Coulter Wished Me “Happy Earth Day”


On Earth Day 2004, some friends and I went to a neighboring college campus to watch Ann Coulter give a talk. Well, rant. She’s more of a ranter, really. The stuff of hyperbole.

It was her usual schtick: liberals are assaulting America, climate change is a hoax, etc. etc.


Women in Charge: end-table edition


Scene: On the end of a long table sat a five-some (including myself and Emily Cavalier who compiled her own musings). Another six folks sat on the other end, our conversations decidedly separate due to the ambient noise and laws of group dynamics. It’s not that we’re unfriendly, it’s that they were aurally very far away.

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Five Habits that Radically Improved My Life


Over the past year or so I’ve adopted a few habits that I thought would enhance this little experiment called life.

I didn’t start them all at once—I kneaded them in over time, giving each new habit three months to stick. Then, on the next.

I thought to share them in the hope they’d help you, too. In order…