Why does everyone say that money can’t buy happiness? It can.
“I wish I had saved yet another $100 above what I needed” “I wish I had bought that $500 coffee espresso machine that I really wanted.” “I wish I had
How to stop caring about people who whine about their lives but are too lazy to change
For most people this is true — you don’t necessarily need more money to be happy, you just need to change the way you see your life. You can truly choose to see your li
The difference between being assertive and being a jerk at work
The problem I find with most people who find it difficult to negotiate, or otherwise take the proper credit for their work is that they don’t want to come off as a bitch or a
Organized Data: How to organize a project in a shared or common drive
So let’s say you’re working on a project and you have to manage its files. How do you go about starting to figure out a strategy on how to do this? The way I organize m
Clothes don’t make a person, but they sure speak before you do
Let’s get it out of the way that I loathe the concept of investment shopping. I really do. I hate it when people think that they HAVE to buy that $1000 pair of shoes because
Learn anything in 20 hours with this 4-Step method
An excellent TED talk by Josh Kaufman on how you can learn anything in 20 hours: Here is his 4-step breakdown 1. Deconstruct the skill What makes up the entire skill? What are the
We are happiest when we’re paid by the hour
Using cross-sectional data from the US, two studies found that income was more strongly associated with happiness for individuals paid by the hour compared to their non-hourly coun
Is it worth it to be self-employed in Canada and getting maternity or sick leave benefits?
As a self-employed person living in Canada, I pretty much assume the following: If I am sick while on contract, I lose money (I charge by the hour; no show, no pay) If I have to ta
Why are people happiest earning $75,000?
The study came out in 2010 saying that people are happiest earning $75,000. According to a new study from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School, it sort of does — up
When should you go back for your MBA if you have a business school degree?
I’ve had plenty of friends go back to get their MBAs. I think I might be one of the few out of my business school who HASN’T gone back to get a post-graduate degree at