Author Archives: andrewstinton

Never stop moving forward. Your life depends on it

In 2008, while I was still active serving in the Navy, I decided that if I was ever going to leave the service and work a regular job that I should get a college degree. Now, it’s nearly a decade … Continue reading

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Can you learn to deal with rejection?

  How do you handle rejection? If you knew how many people swiped left on your tinder, would it bother you? How many jobs or colleges have you applied to and been turned down? Or how about asking someone on … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning!

People have been cleaning up in the spring for a long time.
It’s not just a made-up ad campaign to get you to buy more paper towels and
Windex. In some cultures, the motivation is religious, in others, it’s more practical.
Deep cleaning every so often is just a good practice. There’s gross stuff that
collects in the corners. Clutter is distracting, dust can make you ill, and
letting go can help you focus on work or studies. Here’s a few tips for cleaning up your life. Continue reading

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Learn how to use your tools (like Excel)

In 2003 I was a young sailor on a submarine in the Pacific Ocean. I knew how to install software, configure routers, and write some code. So, when my senior officer asked me how to use Excel to create a … Continue reading

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Google-Fu

Google-Fu noun (ˈɡuːɡ(ə)l ˈfu) A modern skill involving a mastery of numerous search engine features which enable a web searcher to find anything on the internet faster than a kick by Jackie Chan By now we’re all well accustomed to … Continue reading

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2016 was pretty bad for a lot of folks! Let’s whip 2017 into shape right now!!!

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The year of “No.”

2017 should be the year of “No.” Our culture encourages us to be more efficient and produce more and work harder. In theory, this isn’t a bad thing. But what’s happening is that we’re taking on too many goals and too … Continue reading

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Learning as a way of life

Learning: (noun) 1: the act or experience of one that learns 2: knowledge or skill acquired by instruction or study 3: modification of a behavioral tendency by experience (as exposure to conditioning) source: Merriam-Webster I applied for graduation this week. … Continue reading

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Are you biased?

Bias /ˈbīəs/ noun Inclination or prejudice for or against one person or group, especially in a way considered to be unfair (source: https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/bias) You are biased. You are a person. It is our nature to be biased. And that helps us … Continue reading

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How to deal with disagreement in three easy steps.

Breathe, deeply. Okay, you’ve just realized that you disagree with someone and you can’t just walk away. You disagree with your wife, father, brother, co-worker, boss, neighbor or best friend. Whatever the nature of your relationship, you have to cope … Continue reading

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