Tanner Jones - If you love me, read the next seven sentences.

June 15, 2014 0 Comments

The Conservative, White, Male, Eagle Scout RM Who Supports Ordain Women

ME STUFF My name is Tanner Jones, and I support Ordain Women. If you know me personally, that may seem strange to you (in fact, some of you have even privately asked me questions about my support). I feel like the reason I get these questions is because I don’t really fit the caricaturized mold […]

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June 30, 2013 0 Comments

How I Used Facebook To Find My Future Wife, Ruin a Marriage and Get My Dream Job

I have found my future wife. She cooks. She cleans. She is between 18-28. She is single. She is friends with at least one of my friends (you know, for an introduction). And she is one of these three people. How do I know that?  Because the new Facebook Graph Search tells me these are […]

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November 30, 2012 1 Comment

How I Turned My Roommate Bennett Into An Indian Sex Symbol

In the last few weeks, nearly one hundred Indians, from Calcutta to New Delhi, have professed their undying love to my roommate Bennett.   Some have even voiced their love through video. What does that mean?  That means my roommate Bennett is basically Justin Bieber. They have more in common than just great hair.  They both […]

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March 01, 2012 5 Comments

18 Reasons I Should Be BYU Student Body President

I’m running for BYU Student Body President! But not really. (Mostly because they don’t accept dropouts). But if I did, I’d be the best one there ever was. Because really, when was the last time a BYU Student Body President really did anything awesome?  All I would have to do would be throw a pizza […]

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February 05, 2015 0 Comments

January 2015 Reading List

I’m going to try to do this every month in 2015 with the books that I finish.  I’m trying to figure out a way that isn’t completely ridiculous to do the same for impactful stuff I’ve read online as well. Book 1 Zero to One Let me save everyone some time when it comes to business books. […]

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October 16, 2013 3 Comments

“It’s Not About The Numbers”

WARNING:  This video is obnoxiously LONG, I say “you know” and “um” over 100 times, and it’s probably only interesting to people who are Mormon since it talks about LDS missionary culture.  Still interested? I’ve been mulling about on this topic for quite some time and I finally pulled it all together.  It is my […]

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May 02, 2012 0 Comments

The Valve Company Handbook

The Valve Handbook The new handbook that the video game development company Valve makes every new hire read.  Fascinating stuff. – Company has no organizational chart…or assigned seating. Every desk has wheels so that you can pow-wow in different areas. – Company has no assigned projects.  Every worker comes up with projects and then recruits […]

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May 02, 2012 0 Comments

The Accountability Effect by Bassam Tarazi

Just finished reading the quick ebook “The Accountability Effect“.  Basic learnings… – The difference between rest and laziness in action is very small, but the underlying motivation for each are a grand canyon style chasm apart.  If you don’t rest you won’t succeed, but if the rest turns to laziness you wont succeed either. – […]

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April 28, 2012 0 Comments

The Monk and The Riddle

Just finished  The Monk and the Riddle : The Education of a Silicon Valley Entrepreneur by Randy Komisar. Points – 1.  That guy has seen a TON.  Prolific successes AND failures, and I think that’s what gives the business book such a “zen” feel.  But the question throughout is whether the “Deferred Life Plan” is really […]

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March 14, 2012 0 Comments

Why Santorum Needs Gingrich to Stay in the Race

There has been a TON of talk that Santorum wants Gingrich to drop out of the race to turn the GOP nomination into a two-man race.  The idea is that Gingrinch voters will flock to Santorum rather than Romney because he is the more ‘conservative’ option. WRONG.  Why?  Because Facebook says so.  And Facebook knows […]

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