“He’s Lebanese!” How Taking 10% of the Time to Learn 100% of a Language Led to the Conversation of a Lifetime in Bahrain

I went to Hebrew school when I was in elementary school, in preparation for my bar mitzvah, but all I ever did was memorize what I was reading, so I had no ability to comprehend anything else. I took one year of Spanish in eighth grade, but learned my very limited conversational Spanish by workingContinue reading ““He’s Lebanese!” How Taking 10% of the Time to Learn 100% of a Language Led to the Conversation of a Lifetime in Bahrain”

The Mercury Centurion – How I Used The “Get After It” Mindset to Drive My Success in a New Job, New City, and New Life

Two discharges from two US military ROTC units in six months had hit me hard emotionally. But it was difficult on a logical level, too. It was April 2006, and I had less than a month and a half before I was set to graduate from The Ohio State University, but I had no job,Continue reading “The Mercury Centurion – How I Used The “Get After It” Mindset to Drive My Success in a New Job, New City, and New Life”