Archives: Relationship

How to Create a Happiness Advantage

25 commentsNovember 6, 2013

Okdork Readers: This is a guest post by my close friend Adam Gilbert. Adam is the Founder of MyBodyTutor, a service he created 7 years ago to help people eat better, lose weight and get in amazing shape. I’m a client and I can’t recommend his service enough.

Adam has helped me to change the way I think about food and exercise along with many other things.

I love the way he […]

Connecting with Others: What Have You Done for Me Lately?

30 commentsFebruary 28, 2007

This post is not what have you done for me but for everyone you deal with in your day.

I like connecting with others. I like meeting people. There are others like me. The problem I am realizing is that when people try to connect with others it is very 1 sided. For example:

Noah: Hey God, I would love to be able to fly. Big Props. Thanks!
God: Uh, Thanks, delete email.
Noah: Dang, why has God not responded to me. This […]

The Guide to Avoiding Small Talk

20 commentsJuly 6, 2006

How many times have you been to a party and someone asks:

“What do you do?”

“Where are you from?”

“Oh, how do you know them?”

So I give you the 10 tips to avoid small talk with people and get an interesting conversation:

1- Read. How to Win Friends and Influence People, Never Eat Alone & What Should I do with My Life.

2- Check these sites daily: Digg, Google news, and Techmeme.

3- Details. While the other person is asking questions always ask for […]