20 Questions

Your answers may help you find the right career.

Your Career Values

A self-assessment than can help you make wiser career choices.

Perfect Suicide?

A short-short story about hubris, a future president, and nuclear war.

Tech Tools for Your Career

Free and low-cost ways to make your career life easier and more successful.

Careers of the Future?

Opportunity to be a pioneer? Get in below the ground floor?

First Principles of First Impressions

More nuance is required than to smile and master small talk.

A Loner’s Jottings

Thoughts on a life mainly alone.

Work MORE?

The case for eschewing the pursuit of happiness and even work-life balance.

Short Answers: Getting Unstuck

Getting expert fast, re-engaging, preventing procrastination.

Three Foolish Workplace Practices

Open workspaces, under-use of simulations in hiring, and excessive group input.

Short Answers: Marry?

Should you marry your current partner? Should you marry anyone?

Under-the-Radar Careers for Smart People

14 under-considered professions for the brainy.

Short Answers: Landing a Job, Being Appropriately Ambitious

How should you try to land a job? Should you be more or less ambitious?

Short Answers: Change Careers? Become Self-employed?

Short-form thoughts on common career questions.

Short Answers to Common Career Questions

Should you pursue an artistic career? Should you retire?

Behaviorism at Work

A “The Eminents” interview with Manuel Rodriguez

My Approach to Writing

Tactics for your professional and personal writing.

Career Advice for New Graduates in a Tough Market

Viable careers, tactics for vetting a job, and using it to launch a good career.

If You Didn't Have to Work, Would You?

A short-short story about the work-optional world of 2050.

Helping a Mean Child Become Kinder

Tips for parents, teachers, and other caretakers.

“Girls Rule!”

What your boy is seeing about his sex

Ethical Dilemmas

Exploring nine common conundrums.

Good Grandparent Moments

Some reminders of things to savor

A Relaxed Job Interview

How to get and stay calm, well, calm enough.

One-Hit Wonder

A short-short story about a has-been, who feels his best days are behind him.


An internal dialogue.

The Extra-mile Inventory

A self-assessment: Do you do what it takes to get an above-average result?


New discoveries are moving us closer to a time when parents could opt to ensure their child have high intelligence. Here's a short-short story that explores an implication.
Courtesy, Marty Nemko

Doggie Tips

Ensuring yours is a joy