Entries from 'Unverifiable truth'

Unverifiable Truth #32 – “Fair Share” is Bullshit

I’d consider myself fairly politically agnostic. I’ve voted for both sides in elections past and voted for our president to get another four years last week. And as much as the conservatives did a better job turning me off with their tea-party, le…

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Unverifiable Truth Recap: #1-31

Its been a year since I wrote my first Unverifiable Truth. The goal was two fold: heed my own advice and post more regularly & have a more focused format for my own ramblings. Before I push out another year’s worth, a quick recap of a few stats fr…

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Unverifiable Truth #31 – Success is a Single-Wide Trailer

I’ve been fortunate enough to have some business success over the last few years. I’ve been even more fortunate to be able to save a good chunk of that money rather than have my income wrapped up in a condo lease, overpriced car payment, or thousa…

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Unverifiable Truth #30 – Patience is Overrated.

Patience is good in a parent. Patience is good with a dog. Patience is good with a new employee. Patience is good in a teacher. But when does it go to far? Offices are filled with mediocre employees who underperformed from the get go, with bosses …

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Unverifiable Truth # 29 – Sportsmanship Awards and 5k’s Are Making Us Weak.

There was a time when statements like “he’s super competitive” or “she takes really winning seriously” would be considered compliments. These days a competitive attitude is treated as a character flaw. Over and over I hear people knock on good ole…

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Unverifiable Truth #28 – “I’m Not a Dog Person” Is Blasphemy.

O.K. not as offensive as “I’m more of a cat person”, but pretty close. Listen, I get it. Dog ownership isn’t for everyone (including myself currently). But dogs fucking rock, and not enjoying their general presence is just plain bush-league. Is it…

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Unverifiable Truth #27 – Road trips Are The Best Trips, Part 1

San Francisco to San Luis Obisbo on the Pacific Coast Highway, 247 miles of awesome.

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Unverifiable Truth #26 – Morning is The Best Time Of Day

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Unverifiable Truth # 25- Ask Forgiveness, Not Permission.

The line, originally coined by Grace Hopper (a badass in her own right) may get overused a bit (guilty), but its merit can not be overstated. Almost anything worth doing will come with a naysayer or two, and if you go around asking people for perm…

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Unverifiable Truth # 24 – Running in The Rain.

There you are, jogging along when the rain begins to slowly creep in. As the drops come harder and faster, your feet just naturally begin to move a bit quicker. The more drenched you get, the less your body seems to care that your lungs are burnin…

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