The Legend of Eric: Communications Princess

I just finished reading Reality is Broken by Jane McGonigal.  McGonigal makes the argument that certain aspects of our lives, our jobs, and our future as a civilization could be improved using game mechanics.  As a gamer myself, the thought of this intrigued me.  If you're not a gamer, I would still recommend giving this... Continue Reading →


What do I do, exactly?

I used to write every day in a blog that I created coming out of college.  That was when I first entered the professional world.  At the time there was a very large disconnect between my work life, which was dominated by performance appraisals, tax returns, conference calls, and career development; and my personal blog... Continue Reading →

Ignoring My Bathroom Buddy

I used to have an imaginary friend who lived in my bathroom mirror.  His name was William.  Between the ages of 4 and 7 I would converse with William while going about my important business.  We'd talk about life, what we were planning on doing over the weekend, and how our friends and families were.... Continue Reading →

Busting Point

I overlooked a crucial resolution for 2014 which was weight loss.  But I want everyone to think I'm a hipster and that goal is way too mainstream for this blog.  The last thing I want to do is be that one additional fat guy in an overcrowded gym because it's January.  I'd rather be the... Continue Reading →

A Resolution

This year I need to try to lose my technological ADD.  Over the course of 2013 I've found myself overwhelmed by the amount of stuff begging for my attention and the plentiful amount of time I don't have attend to everything.  Even now it's taking everything in my power not to give up on this... Continue Reading →

Hello World

I'm going to try blogging again. Consider it a New Year's resolution of mine. I was going to start it last Thursday, but I've been staring at an empty blog template every day since then. I was waiting for inspiration. That was my excuse. It was a poor excuse. I should really know better by... Continue Reading →

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