Day: May 20, 2007

For all those manager types that are caught within situations they don’t get: Because it is not our control over others what makes us powerful, but how we adapt to a particular situation. via Media Influencer

Bob Sutton, author of the “No Asshole Rule“, writes about ow Kurt Vonnegut gave permission to publish “Joe Heller”, and the background to that story: Heller remarks to Vonnegut that he has something that the billionaire can never have, “The …

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You know all those GPS trackers you can get at spy stores? What about the smaller ones, the ones that indicate position in a room? Abe has a proposal for a 21st century installation: – Buy 5 -11 floor cleaning …

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I know; these are not the words of Vonnegut, but stem from a column by Mary Schmich – here is the backstory. Regardless, these apply today even more than ever. So, briefly, here is an excerpt, taken from here: Don’t …

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