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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THE CURE FOR TOO MUCH HAPPINESS…

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April 17, 2018

One of my loves is driving early in the morning, so I usually start driving at 5:00 AM.  The sights and sounds that you experience in the city are like no other.  Sometimes if you are lucky, you will catch a sight that is quite out of the ordinary……

Plants in a farm


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KENYA, ORGANIC FARMING & NEWBURY STREET

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April 9, 2018

 
If you are like me, you would probably wonder, What do Kenya, organic farming and Newbury Street have in common? It feels like one of those questions from standardized testing where you must choose the outlier. 
 
One of the reasons I prefer Uber over Lyft is because unlike Lyft,…

Unique red keyboard buttons about love


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Insights » Relationships

3 GUYS, 3 ISSUES… ALL WOMEN

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March 29, 2018

It was Friday, my favorite day of the week. I mean, can anything ever go wrong when it’s the day before the weekend?  I usually shut down my Ubering and head home around 2pm, but for some reason after 27 rides that day I decided to pick up one…

An artwork about Batman


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WORD… WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?

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March 19, 2018

There I was, recently on a Saturday night, sitting with my adult son and his girlfriend; let’s call them Z & B. Engaged in conversation, Z went and did it, rather he said it… you know, that term that I have been trying to come to peace with for…

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Insights » Inspirational Stories

JANICE, OVERCOMING THE ODDS

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March 5, 2018

One of Boston’s major business sectors is in healthcare.  Patients come from all over the world to be treated by the best in this burgeoning industry.  You never really know who you might be picking up at these great hospitals & clinics, and I often wonder are they a…

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BOSTON’S BIGGEST PR PROBLEM…

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February 26, 2018

I am sure you are trying to figure out, what is Boston’s biggest PR problem?  Is it that old stereotype of Boston being racist due to the anti-busing issues of the 70s?  Could it be that Boston is the 4thmost expensive city to live in the USA (and why…

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GRATUITY OF THE BEST KIND!

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February 18, 2018

As soon as Ned (not his real name) got in the car I got this vibe that something was off… way off!  Ned seemed like a normal guy, he was a millennial, kind of hip… he was off to his job as a web developer. We started out with…

Happy people inside a car


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UBER DATING?

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February 13, 2018

With Valentine’s Day now here, I felt it was time to discuss an idea I have had floating around in my head for a while… UBER dating! Hey, why not? Uber has moved into other experimental service areas like food & package delivery, transportation by water & air, automated cars, ice cream…

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BERLIN INVASION

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February 6, 2018

Sometimes things happen that are so coincidental, you think, Is it just the roll of the dice, or simply fate?  I would have to say that probably 50% of my rides are people from other countries.  People from China & India rank 1 & 2, followed by Europeans, South…

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CONNECTIONS…

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January 30, 2018

Delivering 20-30 passengers a day can lead to many variations of engagement. Here are 3 random rides from last Friday:

1) A POOL CONNECTION

A pool ride or shared ride involves 1 to 4 people going in the same direction.  Many times people will not strike up conversations amongst each…

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