KEW Episode 27: The NEW American Dream

Many of us bought into the dream of the previous generation; our parents, family, teachers, and other adults in our young lives. We were taught to follow the linear path of good grades -> good college -> good job -> good retirement -> successful life. Then we hit some point in or 30s, 40s, maybe …

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Many of us bought into the dream of the previous generation; our parents, family, teachers, and other adults in our young lives. We were taught to follow the linear path of good grades -> good college -> good job -> good retirement -> successful life. Then we hit some point in or 30s, 40s, maybe …

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FLASHBACK! KEW Episode 7: Maleness

I object to many stereotypes regarding masculinity. Here I share a few observations about being male and how men have 'gotten away with' way too much over the past 10,000 years. I also, gently, call out the enablers who have allowed some of this misbehavior. But mostly this is an effort to call out the …

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KEW Episode 26: Habits – Why are they so hard to break?

Seriously. WTF? Habits are really hard to change. Trying to exercise? Eat better? Cleaning up your potty mouth? It ain't easy. And the crazy thing is, as hard as habits are to change it seems like picking up bad habits is easy. Changing habits is hard stuff. And I’m not just talking about physical addictions …

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Changing habits is hard stuff. And I'm not just talking about physical addictions or bad habits. Besides just habitual behavior we also have emotional and intellectual habits that could use some modification. I overthink to the point of anxiety - I'd like to change that habit! I have an addiction to nicotine - that one …

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FLASHBACK! to KEW Episode 6: Competition

Often I think competition brings out the worst in people. In ecology, natural selection can be thought of as a solution to competition and the problems it creates. In fact, competition is the mechanism that, when avoided, leads to speciation and biodiversity. In sports and economics competition is often viewed as fun or even critical. …

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KEW Episode 25: I Suck At. . .

I suck at a bunch of things. This video is about how we can have very high ranking values (e.g., be a good spouse, parent, sibling, child) that we often don't live up to. I just wanted to share some of my important values that I struggle to meet. I think we all beat ourselves …

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I suck at getting my needs met and balancing my relationships. I'm telling you this in hopes that you can relate and to be held accountable. In this episode I'll revise my personal values and share my shortcomings with respect to achieving my life goals. Preview video link: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=639647503359190 Full Episode this Friday

Flashback to Episode 5: Marketing and Solicitation

I despise aggressive marketing aimed at taking advantage of consumers. But it is necessary to share ideas through some sort of advertising. Here I discuss what I know about these words and how some can be evil. Preview video here: Preview video here: https://business.facebook.com/kpluseiswise/videos/680457336008969/ Full Episodes here: https://chrisburcher.com/2020/05/22/episode-5-marketing-and-solicitation/

KEW Episode 24: Religion

I grew up in a house without Religion. My parents never went to church and my only experiences with church or religion was attending weddings and funerals. As I grew older I sought a spiritual connection, maybe because I didn't have religion in my life - I don't know. I found spirituality in philosophy and …

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