Browsing Archive April, 2012
Translating Military Experience to Civilian Careers
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Translating Military Experience to Civilian Careers

I spend a lot of time on Linkedin researching info for the book & blog. I've joined a dozen different groups and I'm enjoying the discussions. Every once in a while, though, an especially interesting topic comes up. A month ago a member asked a seemingly simple question: "What part of your military experience ...

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Sea story: Simulate submarine life at home
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Sea story: Simulate submarine life at home

This is a long, long list of how to simulate submarine life at home. These lists have been floating around for decades, perhaps even since World War II. They're always anonymous, and they used to be passed around by hand after being printed on a poorly-maintained mimeograph machine. Today we share them by e-mail and ...

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Do you have affluenza?
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Do you have affluenza?

Last week I posted about military retirees who are exploring bridge careers and others who are planning to retire with adequate cash flow but low savings. "The Military Guide" is packed with more real-life stories from people who have solved these challenges. One of the themes behind these stories has been making ...

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Book report: “The Mindset List”
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Book report: “The Mindset List”

      "What is happening to our young people? They disrespect their elders, they disobey their parents. They ignore the law. They riot in the streets inflamed with wild notions. Their morals are decaying. What is to become of them?" -- Plato, 4th Century BCE   I ran across this book ...

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