Why Do People Work Hard at Trivial Jobs?

Why Do People Work Hard at Trivial Jobs?

Posted by on Aug 26, 2015 in Random | No Comments

Because there is no such thing as a trivial job. Every role has a purpose in the bigger picture, no matter how unlikely it seems on the surface. These people take pride in the work they do because they understand that what they do matters. Whether it be cleaning, sorting papers, answering phones, putting two…

Who Are Your Heroes?

Who Are Your Heroes?

Posted by on Aug 17, 2015 in Random | No Comments

My hero is my grandfather Robert L. Landis. He raised me in such a way to show me what life was truly about. It surely wasn’t about worrying about paying for the bills. It surely wasn’t about attaining massive wealth. Nor was it even about trying to manipulate the world. No, he didn’t care about…

What Is the Biggest Threat to Mankind?

What Is the Biggest Threat to Mankind?

Posted by on Aug 9, 2015 in Random | No Comments

Greed.  People, when consumed by the greed bug, will do everything and anything to try to get more of what they want, including screwing people over or stealing resources. — Originally posted on Quora. Leonard Kim consults startups and writes books like The Etiquette of Social Media: How to Connect and Respond to Others in…

When I’m Older, Will I Realize My Parents Were Right All Along?

When I’m Older, Will I Realize My Parents Were Right All Along?

Posted by on Aug 7, 2015 in Random | One Comment

If your mom is my mom, then that’s a tough one.  If you mean she was right all along as in she’s going to force me to take care of her until she grows old, then I guess she was right all along, as she’s currently sitting on my sofa watching Netflix on an iPad…

How Was 2014 and What Has Stood out if Anything?

How Was 2014 and What Has Stood out if Anything?

Posted by on Aug 4, 2015 in Random | No Comments

This post was written in 2014.  How do we mix wonderful and horrid into the same timeframe.  Oh wait, isn’t that just the story and foundation of my life? My year had started out wonderfully.  I was living on a high of being named a Top Writer and had just hit 2 million views on…

What’s the Biggest Thing You’ve Ever Changed Your Opinion About?

What’s the Biggest Thing You’ve Ever Changed Your Opinion About?

Posted by on Aug 3, 2015 in Random | No Comments

I always thought poor people were in their circumstances because of their own doing. Then, one day I became dirt poor. I understood that sometimes, life just takes you to weird places and it isn’t something that all of us can control. I was able to see that poor people are just regular people like…

How Much Are You Worth?

How Much Are You Worth?

Posted by on Jul 27, 2015 in Random | No Comments

According to whom? My employer? $33k a year. A sales organization trying to offer me a job I refuse to take? $100k a year. A new potential employer? Nothing less than $80k a year with an equity package and an expense allowance since I’ll probably have to do real work. Corporate housing and a vehicle…

What in Life Did You Think Was Bad, but Ended up for Your Own Good?

What in Life Did You Think Was Bad, but Ended up for Your Own Good?

Posted by on Jul 24, 2015 in Random | No Comments

Not being able to kill myself. Everything in life went wrong.  I was working at a dead end job.  I lost my lover.  I was betrayed.  I was sleeping on a sofa.  I had nothing.  I was completely defeated.  I didn’t want tomorrow to ever come again.  I thought that life just couldn’t get any…

When You Were a Kid, What Did You Want to Be When You Grew Up?

When You Were a Kid, What Did You Want to Be When You Grew Up?

Posted by on Jul 23, 2015 in Random | No Comments

Who in the world knows what I wanted to be when I was a kid. Actually, I didn’t know myself, so I just asked my mom. She said I don’t know, ask grandma. So I called my grandma to ask her. My grandma said when I was a little boy, she asked me if I…

What Is It like to Move Out and Live Alone as a Young Adult?

What Is It like to Move Out and Live Alone as a Young Adult?

Posted by on Jul 10, 2015 in Random | No Comments

When I was 19 or 20, probably 19, my mommy told me, “You pay car. You pay apartment. I go Hawaii now. Bye!” I stared at her in disbelief. I was working at Macy’s earning about $1,800 a month selling women’s shoes. There was no way in the world I could cover all these bills….