Archive for October 2014

STAND FOR SOMETHING

Ben Bradlee died today.  He stood for something. President Obama released a statement on the Bradlee’s legacy: “For Benjamin Bradlee, journalism was more than a profession — it was a public good vital to our democracy. A true newspaperman, he transformed the Washington Post into one of the country’s finest newspapers, and with him at…

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ASTONISH ME!

An ingenius little book was published in 2006: “Whatever You Think, Think the Opposite” by Paul Arden.  It’s described as “an even more daring attack on the way we look at our work and our world.” Here’s an example from Arden’s book: “Too many people spend too much time trying to perfect something before they…

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