Look Within

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to a better understanding of ourselves.” – Carl Jung I love how this illustrates one of the things I like to say to myself when I’m annoyed by others: “what is it about me, that I don’t like about you.”

Seven Deadly Sins

“Wealth without work Pleasure without conscience Science without humanity Knowledge without character Politics without principle Commerce without morality Worship without sacrifice.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Sometimes MBAs Miss The Point

If you got a few minutes, this is an interesting (if perhaps nostalgic) take on how things can change (and not necessarily for the better). Click here to hear Derek’s story about how he misses the Mob.

This Week’s Update Is

. . . a little thin I’ll admit (so glad the “Cognitive and Physical Knowledge” post was drafted days ago) — I was focused on a special report I was writing. If you would like a copy so you can see what had me so distracted, leave a comment or click on the “contact” button on …

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Buy A Couple Nets (Please . . . )

I wanted to pass along a great opportunity to get a neat Kindle (or paperback) book and help save lives in Africa. A few days ago I received an e-mail from Seth Godin about the Malaria No More project: I buy a Kindle book — with neat/cool/provocative/juicy/thought-provoking/useful/inspiring contributions from 61 authors — for $20 and $20 goes …

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Wealth’s Source

“He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has.” – Henry Ward Beecher How rich, or poor, are you? According to what measure(s)?

Cognitive and Physical Knowledge

There’s a difference between cognitive knowledge (facts, ideas, etc., in your brain) and physical knowledge (being able to perform certain actions to achieve a result). And both are important. To know something cognitively is to study it in-depth: to read books from experts, consult with people who have experience and understand the component parts of …

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