The Basics of Python Multithreading and Queues

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I’m getting really annoyed at reading through programmer speak. Hey guys, this stuff really isn’t that hard. You just suck at explaining things. Multithreading in Python, for example. Or how to use Queues. So here’s something for myself next time I need a refresher. It’s the bare-bones concepts of Queuing and Threading in Python. Let’s […]

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How to Speak Clearly and Confidently

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As I’m writing this I’m remembering being a lame high school student, standing at the edge of a circle of friends-by-inheritance and chiming in once every two days. Guess how I felt when the pretty girls would walk by and their eyes wouldn’t slide over me–they didn’t even look in my direction. I’m also looking […]

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Why Some People Win More Than Others

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The people who I see succeeding generally, as in with everything they touch, all have a similar characteristic. They build rituals and¬†habits. I have a mindmap that I keep open on my right monitor with all of my daily rituals: I’m not saying that these are rituals you should pick up, or that mine are […]

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Small Chunking Problems

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A mentor once told me that I create an impossible to scale mental wall around an objective because I quickly grasp its scope and, once I look at it as a whole, I become intimidated. For example, at work I started marketing for multiple large clients. My objective is to increase their revenue steadily month-over-month. […]

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How To Improve Speaking Skills in 7 Simple Steps

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I’m never going to perfect the art of speaking. And hey, neither are you.¬†None of us hairless monkeys are. Granted, Tony Robbins, Eckhart Tolle, Jim Rohn and other well-known speakers are masters, but even they make mistakes. Just because I can’t perfect it doesn’t mean I’m not going to try.

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