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The Problem with success

Once upon a time, I decided to do something challenging and fun. The Babel Project was a response to a work situation that was becoming increasingly challenging, without much of a silver lining. If you have ever worked in an … Continue reading

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Who dropped that penny?

Success feels like it should be clear and unambiguous. One person (or team) wins, another loses. Either you are Steffi Graf or Bobby Jones, winning the Grand Slam and the ticker-tape parade, or you are Raymond Poulidor, the eternal second. … Continue reading

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Your own personal Darwin

Learn a language; travel and experience new cultures; take up a hobby; lose weight; improve your relationships; get wealthy. Whether we like it or not, the ambitious linguist falls fair and square into the category of “Self improvement”. Even if … Continue reading

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