I’m surprised. You actually look good.– my mother. always knows what to say when I come home.
Stat of the Day: 53.6% of Young Graduates Don't... →
It’s a fair stat to highlight, but I think more importantly, it highlights the failure of the education system to teach college graduates not to depend on an economy (particularly our own) to provide them opportunities. Stop waiting for opportunities, go create them. Hence, ideas like the Peter Thiel Stop Out of School program.
People will occasionally try to take advantage of your good nature and you need...– Michael Donovan
Software development, like professional sports, has a way of making thirty...– Snow Crash, by Neal Stephenson
“To survive, every fashion designer has to possess some basic skills: creativity and a flair for haute couture as a start. But that’s not enough to succeed. What makes the difference between success or failure are a designer’s routines - whether they have a system for getting Italian broadcloth before wholesalers’ stocks sell out, a process for finding the best zipper...
Not sharing an opportunity to learn is a cardinal sin.– Paul O’Neill, former chairman and CEO of Alcoa (via Charles Duhigg’s The Power of Habit)
We North Americans look like corn chips with legs.– Todd Dawson, a Berkeley biologist on just how much corn we consume. From The Omnivore’s Dilemma.