Category: self-help
To a Certain Degree (Part 2)
Some Learnings from Graduate School

I posted the last time about my post-graduate experience. I pointed out that an MBA is useful, but not necessarily for the things you learn from a textbook. I argued that the scholastic grind is, by itself, a surprising source of learning. The endless reading assignments, for one, instill diligence. The tedious curriculum, for another,

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To a Certain Degree (Part 1)
Some Learnings from Graduate School

It’s been over a year since I graduated from business school, so this post is quite overdue. A bunch of my friends are graduating today, though, making this a good opportunity as any to upload this post. Since I graduated, folks would ask me whether my master’s degree was worth it. This was a question

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Ask Archer: Bi Some Time
Archer Answers Your Big Questions

Dear Prof. Archer, I notice that your advice column comes out about every two weeks, or twice a month. Does this make your biweekly or does it mean that it is bimonthly?   Thank You, Bi-Curious Gurl  

 

Ask Archer: Plural Arrangements
Archer Answers Your Big Questions

On June the 29th, yours truly received the following mail-in question: Dear Prof. Archer, Am I a Kardashian or aren’t I?   Sincerely Yours, Katz Kardashian  

 

Ask Archer: The Right Mood
Archer Answers Your Big Questions

Dear Prof. Archer, I am responding to a letter that my daughter posted last June the 10th As a father aggrieved, it was imperative that I wrote you. I found it quite rude, to say the least. Please learn to be respectful in your replies. If I was taught to hit creatures smaller than I

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Net Ninny
An Uncle Addresses Online Profanity

Dear Kids, As your uncle, I feel lucky enough to have watched you guys grow up. I know that, because of my demeanor and possible mental retardation, I could be one of the most approachable grownups to you. I am THAT uncle, so thank you for that. I also realize that I am on my

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Ask Archer: In the Can
Archer Answers Your Big Questions

Dear Prof. Archer, You are just too cuddly. Eeeee! Can I rub your belly?   Thanks, Touchy Fangirl  

 

Ask Archer: Commuting Sentence
Archer Answers Your Big Questions

Dear Prof. Archer, Please help me. I commute to work daily because I do not have a car and haven’t encountered any trouble until today when my handbag suddenly got snatched away by a riding in tandem. What should I do?   Best Regards, Robbed Commuter   P.S. I am a fan. XOXO  

 

Ask Archer: Rules on Dating
Archer Answers Your Big Questions

Dear Prof. Archer, I need some help on dating. I am a bloggist who is stuck in the future. I am going to engage in some retro-postings to fill up a conspicuous lack of updates in the early part of May 2012. Before I proceed with such a dirty undertaking, how should I properly call

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Old Dogs, New Tricks (Part 3)
Six Things Learnt From Running With a Dog

I have recently decided to go running with Archer, the family dog, in order to train for the upcoming Doggie Run. You may read the introduction HERE. In my last post, I shared three unexpected consequences that running with man’s best friend taught me. You may want to read that HERE before you proceed to

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