rePost::too: Hope

However, the real heroes are the people of Haiti. Despite tremendous challenge and suffering, they still show an incredible strength of spirit and resilience to the harshest of conditions. Seeing the people firsthand left me with a vastly different impression than I had going in based on news reports. Instead of roving gangs of violent […]

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Rant:News Reports On Stock Movement:2010 01 24

I hate it when news segments say, “The stocks were down because…” or “The stocks were up because”. Reporters/Editors really need to learn more about what they are reporting on. Day to day movements of stock tend to be just noise. Ask a good trader. It seems to me that the traders you are asking […]

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Quote:: Dracula’s Bram Stoker Interviews Churchill? About Happiness?

Churchill observed to Stoker, “A man must choose his own way of life, and…it is only by following out one’s own bent that there can be the really harmonious life.” When Stoker asked what exactly he meant by that, Churchill continued, “Harmonious life. A life when a man’s work is also his pleasure and vice […]

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rePost::10 signs of incompetent managers | View from the Cubicle | TechRepublic.com

This is a nice list I don’t agree with completely, but its a worthy read nonetheless. Read the whole thing from the linked article. Bias against action: There are always plenty of reasons not to take a decision, reasons to wait for more information, more options, more opinions. But real leaders display a consistent bias […]

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rePost :: Reason as memetic immune disorder

This is a very though provoking post. A prophet is without dishonor in his hometown I’m reading the book “The Year of Living Biblically,” by A.J. Acobs. He tried to follow all of the commandments in the Bible (Old and New Testaments) for one year. He quickly found that * a lot of the rules […]

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