How to Tolerate An Idiot

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After experiencing the last couple of weeks since the inauguration, I think it’s high time I finally get around to talking about the all-important skill of How to Tolerate an Idiot. This week on the Surrounded by Idiots Radio Podcast, I wanted to share my surefire technique on how to deal with a person that has a VASTLY different view of the world than you do, and how you should handle things if they are trying to convince you that they are right and you are, well…wrong. I mean, c’mon man! what’s the deal with “post-truth” and how is it …

Why We Really Don’t Need to Fear the World According to Trump

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This week, I feel it’s my responsibility as your relatively aware and more experienced Uncle Gen X’er to help you though a very interesting time in history where you may be feeling a little, well, freaked out. Even if you, specifically, aren’t in the midst of a full on panic mode about where the world is heading with Trump’s election, the Brexit vote, global terrorism, a shirtless Putin’s shenanigans, China’s inability to admit that they are actually more capitalistic than communist and, let’s not forget batshit crazy Kim Jun North Korea boy and his massive insecurities being played out on …

Resolutions Suck…Do This Instead For Immediate Results

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I know I’m being Captain Obvious here, but I had to state it for the record… Resolutions Suck So, that being the case, this week on the Surrounded by Idiots Radio Podcast, Lexi and I talk about “Why” resolutions suck and what to do instead for immediate results. First off, I wanted to give out a little Millennial Tip of the Week based on a “situation” I personally went through this week. Then, Lexi and I dove right in to why only 8% of resolutions ever pan out and how, just by making a few changes to how you word …

Making Your Own Millennial Christmas Traditions

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Hey!  You’re an independent, strong-minded, confident, take no prisoners Millennial…don’t you think it’s time to take a good look at all those Christmas traditions and make your own Millennial Christmas Traditions? This week on the Surrounded by Idiots Radio Podcast, Tony and Lexi talk about: Where some of the most common Christmas traditions came from How Your Christmas experience changes as you get older…and… How to effective put your Millennial mark on your family’s Christmas Traditions If you haven’t researched it already, the Christmas traditions we are so accustomed to actually come from rather strange beginnings. Some of the interesting …

A Giveaway, A Shout Out to the UK, and Where to Find Some Good Stuff to Read

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$50 Amazon Gift Card Contest:  I want your best idea for a show topic and, if I pick your idea, I’m emailing you a $50 Amazon Gift Card…just in time to buy yourself something for Christmas! This week’s show includes a $50 Amazon Card Giveaway, a shout out to the UK and tips on where to find good stuff to read on the internet. I get some good feedback now and again about show ideas, and I’ve used a number of them.  But, I want to hear from those of you who might have a great idea but usually don’t …

Why It’s OK to be Selfish

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This week on the Surrounded by Idiots Radio Podcast, Tony and his special Voice of Millennial Guest, Melanie, talk about why it’s OK to be selfish. Most everyone’s knee jerk reaction to “selfish” is bad.  But, did you know that there is actually a good kind of selfish and, in order for you to learn and grow and expand and succeed, you MUST embrace and use the good selfish in your life. Some of the interesting highlights of the show include: The major differences between good selfish, bad selfish and neutral selfish How successful people use selfishness How balance and …

How to Start a Relationship and How to End One (Episode 3)

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This week, Lexi and I decided to explain both ends of the relationship spectrum: How to Start a Relationship and How to End One. The hard part in starting a relationship is knowing where the boundaries are…the hard part in walking away, is knowing when…   What is going on in his mind when he is only emotionally available enough for sex? Why is she becoming more distant the closer you get? How do you know when to call it quits with a stale relationship that is no longer fulfilling? Tony and Lexi tackle these tough questions and more…