Psychology

On George Floyd, Donald Trump, and Social Progress

[Listen to the audio version here: https://soundcloud.com/user-31492767/on-george-floyd-donald-trump-and-social-progress-jttg-june-2020] A number of people have asked about my thoughts on the George Floyd situation, so I’ll explore that below.

Can You Ever Be Too Careful?: The Case for Calculated Aggression

  Over at Women 2.0, a look at one of the biggest questions arising from the current state of affairs: The following is inspired by the Coronavirus saga. Rather than explore the news and responses related to the events — -which would require some dialogue centered on pathology, confounding variables, and journalistic integrity — -we’ll springboard to a more …

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“Honesty” is the Superpower Hiding in Plain Sight

Over at ENSPIRE Magazine, my latest article: When your conduct is an independent variable, not a function of the whims of the moment, people can depend on you. There are fewer concerns about hidden agendas and fair-weather friendship; others can turn to you and share experiences they are not comfortable sharing with others.   That’s …

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Smart Gift Givers Earn More Cash and Enjoy Better Relationships: Here’s How You Can Become One (without spending a penny)

My latest piece, over at tech influencer Women 2.0…. The (Smart) Person’s Guide to Giving Better Gifts: Sure, it’s the thought that counts, but “empathy” remains the name of the game. The average gift is like a free sample at Costco; they’re good, we’ll accept them, but they leave us wanting more.  Be a value-add …

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The Gift of Mortality (and other post-New Year’s Lessons)

First, thanks for your responses to my previous entry, asking what you would like to see from this site going forward. Your requests will fuel much of the content that hits JTTG in the coming months. I experienced a health scare a few weeks back. Gave me plenty of time to think.

Gratitude

Thank you. This beginning-of-year post is strictly for expressing my gratitude. To everyone who continues to read and support my work, I’m beyond grateful. The emails and comments on race, sports, whatever—-I listen to them all. And I’m going to continue churning out content. Your voice matters. I want to hear from you. So……

We Finally have an eBay Resolution

I got a number of questions from readers asking what became of the eBay dispute I shared last summer: https://justtaptheglass.com/post/148308361159/kene-examines-ebay-business-ethics-part1 We finally have an update.