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Your Say: High Talent and Irregular or Mediocre but Consistent

Tweet Over the last decade and a half, I’ve worked with a huge variety of people, whether in business or in employment. I’ve worked with highly talented people as well as those who are mediocre talent-wise. I’ve worked with people who are very consistent in the quality (and quantity) of work as well as those who have ‘spurts’, not very …

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Quote: The Difference with a Successful Person

Tweet The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will. Vince Lombardi

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Quote: It’s not the hours you put in…

Tweet It’s not the hours you put in your work that counts, it’s the work you put in the hours. Sam Ewing

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On The Right Track?

Tweet “Even though you are on the right track – you will get run over if you just sit there” -Will Rogers I thought this was an interesting quote in light of the recent debate over the Apple iPad. Apple is clearly dictating its own terms with this device, and how people should use it. Tablet concepts have been around …

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Let Me Count The Ways Blockbuster Failed to Adapt

Tweet As I was visiting my parents this weekend, I passed by what used to be my local Blockbuster. For over 12 years, I had been renting movies from there on a regular basis. This time though, when I drove by, the lights were on, but the interior looked different. Much different. It took me a second to realize it, …

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Quote: Corporate America For the Win!

Tweet The Supreme Court has just determined the winners of next term’s elections. It won’t be Republicans. It won’t be Democrats. It will be corporate America. CHARLES SCHUMER, New York Senator, on the court’s decision to remove limits on corporate political spending. (Source)

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What If There Is No Apple Tablet?

Tweet Sometimes I wonder if I am the only one asking that question. Yes, it’s quite obvious there have been hints at a tablet for at least a year now. Yes, there’s been “leaked” information. Yes, the rumors are swirling. Yes, there are stunning Photoshop mock-ups of what it may look like. But – Apple still has not yet confirmed …

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Quote: Design is…

Tweet Design is intelligence made visible Alina Wheeler

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Would You Pay to Read an Online Paper?

Tweet The blogosphere is abuzz with reports that the New York Times will charge for content, YouTube will charge for watching certain movies, and Hulu will start offering episode archives for a monthly fee. This is a sudden shift in business model, and I’m not convinced its a good idea in each case. Lets take a quick look: Hulu – …

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Philosophically Opposed to a Client

Tweet My company spoke to a potential client today about growing his business. He had a job opening posted (a position requiring valuable experience and offering minimum wage no less). We thought to go the ‘consulting’ route to show him a few better ways of meeting the immediate need and then growing well beyond that. Before you say that sounds …

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