Ask Mike: Exercise Tips
Jun20

Ask Mike: Exercise Tips

Hi Mike, My doctor says I need to exercise more. It’s nice and warm out — do you have any suggestions for outdoor exercise? — Lazy in Lee’s Summit   Dear Lazy, One of the most effective exercises I do to keep me bikini ready involves a lot of running and disciplined motor skills: THE SLIP AND SLIDE! Sure it sounds fun, but this isn’t an exercise for beginners. One misstep and you could get terrible...

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11 Little things that make work miserable
Jun19

11 Little things that make work miserable

The office. You spend a third of your life there, and it can have a huge impact on other parts of your life as well. There are so many wonderful aspects of being gainfully employed (paychecks, friendly co-workers, paid vacations, breaks from your screaming child, etc.). But too often you arrive at work, full of hope and optimism, only to leave nine hours later completely drained and defeated. And you never really know why, because...

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USA vs Ghana
Jun17

USA vs Ghana

In case you’ve been under a rock for the last 12 hours, the US National Men’s Soccer Team beat Ghana last night (2-1) in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The US jumped to an early lead with a goal from Dempsey in the first minute, but Ghana fought back with a goal. In the 86th minute Brooks found the back of the net on a header from a corner kick. Here are some highlights in case you missed it, or ya know, just want to relive the...

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4 Ways to Fail LinkedIn
Jun16

4 Ways to Fail LinkedIn

LinkedIn was designed as a networking site for business purposes, and it’s great for that. Unfortunately, some people go off the handle and totally miss the mark on what it’s meant to do. Here are four ways we’ve seen “professionals” turn their LinkedIn account into a giant mistake.   1) You only connect with people because they’re good looking. It’s not a dating site, or even a social...

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Ask Mike: Friday the 13th
Jun13

Ask Mike: Friday the 13th

Dear Mike, Today is Friday the 13th and a full moon. As I’m sure you’re well aware, a lot of people are strangely superstitious about today. Are you superstitious? – Unlucky Lad   Dear Unlucky, A wise man once said, “I’m not superstitious, but I am a little stitious.” I think a lot of what people consider superstition is really just common sense. Like, some athletes don’t wash their socks...

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