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Recovering cubicle worker. Former restaurant manager. Setting out on my own, and taking anyone who wants to go!
July 21, 2020
Crossing Your Rubicon
*(For the full experience of this blogpost, visit joebalcom.com)* On January 9th, 49 BC, Julius Caesar stood at the north bank of the narrow Rubicon River as a …
July 13, 2020
12 Favorite Problems: A Practical Framework for Discovering Your Purpose
*(For the full experience of this post, head to joebalcom.blog )* If you are having difficulty discovering your purpose in life, start by defining your favorite…
July 6, 2020
Stand Out at Work. Solve the Principal-Agent Problem.
(For the full experience of this essay, you can find it at joebalcom.blog) If you’re looking for a hack that will put you on the fast track to success at work, …
July 4, 2020
16 Vital Lessons from 60 Days of Writing Online
(You can experience the full essay at joebalcom.com) If you are like I was just two short months ago, with no idea how to establish the habit of writing online,…
July 1, 2020
Work On Purpose, Not By Default
If you are unhappy or dissatisfied with the work you do, you are working by default. Jobs in the 21st century can be summed up into two distinct camps: work by …
June 12, 2020
Pencil Paradigm Shifts
What if I told you some good habits can be formed in the blink of an eye? Habits are the building blocks of your life. Building a good habit can seem like liter…
June 10, 2020
Why Writing Will Redefine Your Life
When they say “the pen is mightier than the sword,” it’s not just because it sounds good, sounds contrarian, or that it is a rallying cry for all introverts and…
June 8, 2020
12 Lessons from Rejecting Mediocrity
(If you'd like the full experience of this post, you can see it at joebalcom.blog) On Friday, I gave you the cheat sheet on How to be Extraordinarily Ordinary. …
May 19, 2020
The Magic of the Orthogonal Mind
Orthogonal is an unusual word. Orthogonal is a unique word. Orthogonal is an orthogonal word. Here’s an easy way to think of this concept: Imagine one straight …
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