Relax and Read

Sean J Kernan
History, Self-Improvement, Fiction, by Sean Kernan
Created 31 Jan 2020
  • An Average IQ Person’s Guide to Success
    10 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 14 0
    Smart people fail for many reasons that don’t involve laziness. They don’t network. They act like jerks. They stop learning. They’re disorganized. They’re arrogant. I could go on. Meanwhile, most high...
  • How CEOs Work 100+ Hour Weeks Without Crumbling
    02 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 6 0
    It’s 8 PM. Most employees are gone and you’re alone in a huge office. You leave and it's dark out. The parking lot is empty. You go home and can’t stop thinking about work. You wake up at 3 AM in swea...
  • Toxic Self-Help Advice That I See Constantly and Ignore
    27 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 12 2
    So much self-help advice is just fluff. You know the stuff. The advice you see over and over again, but still have no idea how it applies to your life. It’s overly general, reading like a horoscope wi...
  • Sloths Can Teach You a Powerful Lesson About Life
    22 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 21 8
    Sloths somehow pulled it off. Where nature is cruel in its random disasters and diseases, it can be equally cruel in its allocation of gifts and talents — or so it seems. If you were reborn as a sloth...
  • Don’t Set Your Client’s Hair On Fire
    11 May 2020 • 3 min read • 10 9
    Photo by Babifroggy on Pixabay BBDO was in a standoff with Michael Jackson. It was 1984. They were the ad agency for Pepsi Co. They were filming a campaign and had hired Michael to perform on stage wh...
  • How To Deal With Annoying Neighbors Without Creating Enemies
    29 Apr 2020 • 3 min read • 12 6
    I’ve lived in my current house for more than 10 years now. My neighborhood is in a prime location in South Tampa. The real estate value has been going up rapidly. Consequently, people are coming and g...
  • What do you hate most about writing?
    28 Apr 2020 • < 1 min read • 15 145
    I’m curious to hear some of the pain points you deal with. And perhaps generate some discussion around how to address them.
  • The Truth On Einstein’s Report Cards
    20 Feb 2020 • 2 min read • 16 0
    Albert Einstein is frequently depicted as a bad student in his youth. At the surface level of that recurring story, sits a report of him flunking an exam to attend the University of Bern. People seem ...
  • “We Appreciate Your Interest In Dreamjob Inc……” — Coping With Job Rejection
    18 Feb 2020 • 5 min read • 15 0
    There are several layers to the pits of hell that is corporate. If I were sitting here ranking the worst of them, the interview process would be second only to having a bad boss, which is for another ...
  • Learn Your Life’s Purpose — Words From A Dragonslayer
    06 Feb 2020 • 4 min read • 43 0
    I am a dragonslayer. As my father before me, I have traveled the world. I have gone from town to town, looking to assist those who are stuck in the terrible shadow of the winged serpent. Countless tim...
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