Author: D. A. Thomas

Starbucks, Us, and Them

I didn’t know you could trespass in Starbucks. People bring their laptops there. People hold meetings there. One of my friends spent two months studying for the bar…

The Bottom Line

Worst. Interview. Ever.

On Difficult Conversations

Communicating with our friends is not simply black and white.

We are What we Repeatedly Learn

“I can’t do it,” he said. So, he didn’t try.

Things I Wrote: 3 Ways to Keep Conversations on Track

Hi! Last month, I wrote a piece titled 3 Ways to Keep Conversations on Track for the High Performance Institute Blog. Click here to read it. Enjoy!

How to be Lazy

Because sometimes you don’t want to be productive…

One Insanely Simple Thing You Can do to Help Your Kids in School

How little things add up…

Bar Examinees: Take Monday Off

Are you taking the Bar Exam next week? Then read this!

How to Work Smarter

Take the Beat Your Brain Challenge!

Should You Take a “Gap Year?”

It depends.

How to Beat the Bar Exam (or any other test)

Lots of people fail tests they should pass. Don’t be one of them.

3 Ways Cognitive Science can Help Diversity Efforts Succeed

The case for applying science to diversity efforts.

A Quick Rundown on the United States

The states have more power than you might think. Here’s why.

The Hardware Problem

It’s all in your head.


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