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A Meditation on Grit

I believe in the principles of delayed gratification, teaching people to sustain effort through parts of a task that may be boring or difficult.  I agree that we do not sufficiently prepare for it.  It isn’t necessary that all work … Continue reading

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Fake Bill Gates Says Your Boss Doesn’t Have Tenure (part 3)

Lifetime Job Insecurity Tenure for teachers is not all FakeGates is referring to when he talks about your tough boss who doesn’t have it.  As it is used here, he is referring to the economic engine: that insecure pool of workers who at … Continue reading

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Fake Bill Gates Says Your Boss Doesn’t Have Tenure (part 2)

Tenure FakeGates suggests that tenure is a weakening influence.  Teachers have it, but your boss doesn’t which is why he’s a tough S.O.B.  So what is this tenure?  It’s another word for job security, and, apparently, it makes you soft.  In America, job security … Continue reading

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