Monthly Archives: March 2013

259. What is Your Greatest Weakness?

A favourite ques­tion in job inter­views is “what is your great­est weak­ness?” I always find the ques­tion puz­zling. It is puz­zling because nowa­days the per­son who inter­views you is rarely, say, a hard drink­ing build­ing super­vi­sor who wants to know … Con­tinue read­ing

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258. From Small Beginnings …

Habits are effi­cient (.. decide daily which side to part your hair on?). Habits are restrict­ing (.. do you really need to check Face Book every ten min­utes?). Har­vest­ing the ten­sion between effi­ciency and restric­tion gives life pur­pose and direc­tion … Con­tinue read­ing

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257. Feeding the Uninvited Guests – Why putting on weight is so damned unfair

This is com­pletely unsci­en­tific. I don’t know the vices of microbes. I am told that I have tens of tril­lions of the bug­gers in my gut, and through my body. “Accord­ing to a recent National Insti­tutes of Health (NIH) esti­mate, … Con­tinue read­ing

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