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  • Career Advancement is Good.

    This summer at my internship, I had an experience that is evidence in support of tip number four in the six tips for creating a good work experience. One day while sitting at…

  • An Endless Cycle (Ch 4)

    Though this chapter is about a lot of things, I really do not understand what it is about. Due to this, I chose to use a very small topic that I hope…

  • Different Perspectives (Contraxioms)

    Let me just start by saying that “Contraxiom” is a completely made up word! I tried to look it up online and came up with nothing except this site, which would make…

  • Contraxioms: Toy Story

    So, when someone google’s the word “Contraxiom,” google asks if you mean, “Contrazoom, Contractions, or Contraxis.” No, that is not what was meant! Why is this? Well, I would assume that this…

  • Contrasting World Views

    This chapter is unique from chapter one; it immediately states a problem that needs to be solved. Then the authors immediately give multiple examples of people that drive us crazy. They gave…

  • How Do You Work?

    No two people work exactly the same.  For geeks, work is about problem solving and for non-geeks, it is about achieving a vision.  The geeks work in the present, analyzing every detail…

  • George Costanza and the Seven Contraxioms

    George Costanza is somebody that many people can relate to. But who exactly is George Costanza? Well, to put it simply, he is Jerry Seinfeld‘s best friend on the Television sitcom Seinfeld.…

  • The Benefiting Contraxioms

    “It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views we may agree, but also to those who have expressed more superficial views; for these also contributed…

  • Language: A Barrier in Business

    Everyone communicates differently.  Each person’s language is a reflection of how they grew up.  This means that there will be misunderstandings between people.  In order to learn someone else’s language, you need…

  • Contraxioms: Where communication suffers

    Contraxiom is a word that best describes geeks and non-geeks, and the writers of our textbook invented it when trying to explain the differences between the two. The book’s definition of contraxiom…