James Bellerjeau

James Bellerjeau

South Carolina, USA
Feb
23
The World’s Worst Persuasion Tactic: Insults

The World’s Worst Persuasion Tactic: Insults

If you're tired of political insults, take the no-insult pledge with me
4 min read
Feb
16
Large metal sign in a field reading U N I T Y

My Favorite Insults from Commenters

If you're going to take a swipe at someone, at least be clever about it
4 min read
Feb
09
The Lake Greifensee in Zurich - rowboats covered in snow

A Walk Along a Swiss Nature Preserve Frozen in Time

Since 1945, Lake Greifensee in the Canton of Zurich, Switzerland has been protected from development
4 min read
Feb
02
Sculpture of a baby sitting on an upturned hand - wishful thinking is the province of children

The Contradiction Living in the Hearts of Americans

From the American Dream, we’ve descended into childish wishful thinking
4 min read
Jan
26
Woman bathing under a waterfall

A Simple Way to Cut the Gordian Knot of Gender

Don’t read too much into this but by all means, read on
3 min read
Jan
19
University facade of Harvard Law School, with green lawn and trees in the foreground

Why I’m Rescinding My $100 Million Pledge to Harvard

It’s probably not for any of the reasons you may be thinking
2 min read
Jan
12
Man with glasses in a Santa hat

A Smattering of Early Retirement Surprises … Should We Have Known?

Would you have known? Did you plan better than we did?
5 min read
Jan
05
A pair of red, white, and blue running shoes

I Ran Every Day for 8 Months

What a running streak is and what it might do for you
3 min read
Dec
29
A small dog sitting on the seat of a bright green golf cart

My To-Do List Just Got Awesome

What happens when you don't only put chores on your list?
2 min read
Dec
26
Career Path – The ABCs of Work Series

Career Path – The ABCs of Work Series

In each of the 26 articles in this series, the Career Path columnist describes a gem of advice for how to succeed at work
8 min read