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July 2016

Vacation
Happiness

Why I’m Using All My Vacation Days in One Go

I recently shared a table on a jam-packed patio with a Swedish guy in his 20s who was visiting Canada on a week-long work assignment. Over pints, our conversation naturally shifted towards comparisons of what it was like living in Sweden vs. Canada. I…

July 20, 2016
Quiet Confidence
* Communication

How to Exude Quiet Confidence

As a society, we tend to equate confidence with loudness: loudness of personality, of fearlessness, of bold spontaneity. We think of a confident person as someone who can march into a room and command it with his power and his presence. We also tend to equate…

July 8, 2016