Andrew Merenbach Better living through InfoSec


Time doesn’t grow on trees

Time is the ultimate non-renewable resource. To get the most out of life, it behooves us to conserve it and to be efficient when consuming it. In this entry, I will explain a core philosophy about time.

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When to say you’re sorry

As an awkward person, I sometimes find myself saying sorry when it’s not necessary. This can project an image of insecurity and impede relationships or progress in the workplace. In this article, I’ll explain some rules of thumb for when saying sorry is the right thing to do, and when it can be replaced.

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Learning to let go

Spring is around the corner! In a previous entry, I talked about using the “Eisenhower Method,” to prioritize your to-do list with labels like “urgent” and “important.” One priority, often labeled “important” and rarely “urgent,” is cleaning house! This post explores some ways to free yourself of clutter!

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The agony of choice

In this increasingly interconnected world, staying on top of priorities can become a full-time job in itself. If you find yourself freezing up when considering your to-do list, you’re not alone. This post will share one method to keep priorities in check and your productivity correspondingly secure!

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The verbal eraser

Today I’m going to expand on a topic from my previous entry. In that entry I explained how important it is to be able to trust the information given to you, while also retaining a healthy dose of skepticism. In this entry I want to discuss how to provide feedback most effectively by avoiding the verbal eraser.

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Trust and verify

Today I’d like to introduce one of my foundational mantras, one that sounds simple and runs deep. The phrase is “trust and verify.”

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