Give [your Grandmother] a dish rag before she tours the apartment- you’ll be...– My Dad in a letter to my brother.
New Year Resolutions - A Progress Report
Like so many other people this New Year’s I made some resolutions. This year there was a twist. Leo Babauta at Zen Habits suggested making goals rather than resolutions, vague goals and hopes are rarely fulfilled. He’s right, we all know it, which is why few actually keep resolutions, let alone feel back about failing to keep them. I resolved to lose weight, save more money, meet new...
If you have previously placed an order for Kindle 1, and have not yet received...– That is smart customer service. Amazon Kindle 2.
…it should be as simple as YouTube is cluttered. And the service should be...– Hulu Who? Simple wins customers, simple earns money.
Mellon: An American Life
The quiet financial leader of our country, a contemporary of Carnegie and others, bought interest in companies as the first venture capitalist, started an art collection for his country and tried to repair the economy in uncertain times. Andrew Mellon was not known to me as anything other than the entrepreneur behind Mellon. I was wrong. Andrew Mellon was a philanthropist, art collector,...
Extremism is so easy. You’ve got your position, and that’s it. It doesn’t take...– Clint Eastwood via The Radical Middle
Walt Disney had a storied life that, according to Neal Gabler was not told until now. Filled with bias, gossip and misconceptions, Disney’s past biographies didn’t tell the whole story. Gabler tells the whole story in a compelling and interesting way. Disney created a genera that captured our hearts and minds. His ambition to be the best with disregard to finical gain is evident in...