Work

Why Do I, an Average Guy Who Just Wants a Basic Office Job, Need a Goddamn Bachelor’s Degree?

Those who are unable to afford college have always been at a disadvantage when it comes to their career prospects and, by extension, their earning…

Why Don’t We Consider Labor-Intensive, Blue-Collar Businesses to Be Start-Ups?

The term “start-up” elicits images of bean-bag chairs in open-office Silicon Valley workspaces and business plans striving to #hack your brain’s serotonin production and convert…

What to Do When You Sleep Through Your Alarm

Ah, the sun is shining into your bedroom, the birds are chirping outside your window and you feel curiously, but pleasantly, more rested than normal….

The Men Who’ve Mastered the Art of Sleeping at Work

A few years ago, I worked in a windowless basement, where I used to get extremely sleepy right after lunch. So sleepy, in fact, that…