Interesting people, places, conversations, experiences & insights brought to you by a guy who uses the Ride-Sharing platform to Life Coach his passengers. NOTE: People mentioned in posts will have all their identity changed when needed for privacy protection on any sensitive content that is shared.


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BLM: 2 VIEWS FROM THE INNER CITY

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May 31, 2021

Covid-19 has definitely changed our lives in many ways, some good and some not so much. In my ride-sharing world with many white-collar workers stuck working remotely from home, I find myself spending more time in the inner-city, picking up essential workers and first responders.  I have mentioned in…


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SOMETIMES YOU JUST HAVE TO DRIVE ON…

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April 29, 2021

Most of what I write about is centered on conversations with passengers that ignite my soul and perhaps yours as well.  Out of over 37,000 rides, representing approximately 80,000 people I have engaged with over the last 7 years, I can only think of a handful of riders that…


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STAYING IN YOUR LANE…

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March 21, 2021

BRANDY

Driving in Boston or any major city can be dangerous and unpredictable at times.  Drifting into another lane or not signaling that you’re switching lanes can cause major problems with other drivers.  This is not such a different concept, when applied to the bigger picture of life.

I picked up…


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A ROAD LESS TRAVELED…

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February 18, 2021

Sometimes we travel unfamiliar roads to achieve a goal we have set for ourselves. I know I have done this many times, such as when I took a job teaching in Australia to get that much-needed experience in a first job, or when I decided to become a life…


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DAZED & CONFUSED…

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January 6, 2021

With less than a month until Biden’s Inauguration, I ask myself, “When else has our country been so divided?”  You have to admit, these are strange times… I mean really, you would probably have to go back to 1861, the start of the Civil War, to find a similar…


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THE STRANGER EXPERIENCE

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November 2, 2020

When Covid-19 hit, we all had no clue what craziness would follow: locking down, white collar folks working from home, restaurants opened for takeout only, college students sent home, hospitals filled to capacity with sick patients, and waiting up to 45 minutes for an Uber/Lyft pick-up. Now, 9 months…


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THE ELEPHANT IN THE CAR…

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August 3, 2020

It’s been 5 months since the first COVID-19 lockdown. Rather than opting out of ride-share driving and collecting unemployment as so many drivers have chosen to do, I prefer to keep driving.  I am so grateful that I continue to be safe as an essential worker, and actually feel…


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SOCIAL DISTANCING OF A DIFFERENT KIND!

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June 28, 2020

I’ve probably said this before, but I never know who might pop into my ride and what story or conversation we will share. Now with the Corona, ridership is down and so are the variety of folks I might pick up; perhaps there is a correlation there someplace…  NOT,…


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UGANDA MAGIC…

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May 18, 2020

A Masked Society

Most of my passengers wear face masks these days, and some also wear plastic or latex gloves. A few even come prepared to disinfect my entire backseat.  I always appreciate that as it saves me from doing it, but I do wish Uber and Lyft would issue…


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MY CORONA

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March 25, 2020

My Corona

From my perspective and probably yours, we’ve never experienced anything like this pandemic situation.  Whether you have contracted or been exposed to this virus, it doesn’t matter because we are all affected!   Many of you are locking down and limiting your exposure the best you can, which…

Jim
Greater Boston, MA

INTERESTED IN BEING LIFE COACHED? If so please visit the menu at the top left on home page (on Mobil go to 3 horizontal bars). ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Now more about me... Long story short: I started with UBER (6) years ago as a sabbatical from enterprise B2B sales. I have found driving for Uber in Boston to be one of the most engaging gigs I have ever experienced. SOOOO… I decided not to return to corporate life and use Ubering as a platform to help people through life coaching, conversations and random acts of kindness. I am a very HAPPY camper now!

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