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  • If Only You Were Pinocchio

    Hello everyone, Today I decided that I am going to write on the vast subject of lying, hence the title “If Only You Were Pinocchio“. First off, let me define that a…

  • contraxioms

    “Contraxiom, a matched pair of contrasting axioms that give rise to vastly different worldviews.” Contraxioms exist in the workplace everywhere, they are mainly a part of communication between suits, and geeks. Suits…

  • The Power of Sarcasm (Chapter 2)

    Sarcasm is commonly associated with geeks and nerds, but I believe this to be an incorrect association. I think that a geek’s bluntness is often taken as sarcasm. Geeks are very straightforward…

  • Contraxioms for Life!

    Growing up, my dad always used to correct my sisters and my speech. We would often say stuff like, “Dad, could you open this jar for me?” or “Can we go out…

  • Contraxiom points

    Geeks and non geeks have many different styles when it comes to how they work and accomplish things in the work place and in their personal lives as well. There are different…

  • Language: The Most Important Contraxiom

    The second chapter of “The Geek Leader’s Handbook”:  “Contraxioms: A Conceptual Framework”, it introduces this new word “contraxiom“. The word contraxiom was invented by the writers of this book to help explain…

  • What they expect vs What I am (Archetype/Stereotype)

    I personally don’t like labels, and especially don’t like when people try to put me in a box and expect to not act outside it. There has been too many times in…

  • Geeks not Nerds

    If we go back to the past and search for the source of the word Geek In 1900 when traveling carnivals were popular, there was a performer called the “Geek”, when some…

  • Archetypes, Not Sterotypes

    I enjoy how the author of this book starts out with the definition of what a geek is to him, because what I’ve learned so far is that there are many different…

  • Archetypes

    In the first chapter, “Archetypes, Not Stereotypes”, it specifically expands about geek’s archetypes. It defines a geek and talks about contrasting geeks and non-geeks. The first chapter is really just giving the…