Chart Chooser →
Helps you pick out the right chart and lets you download the excel and powerpoint file. Nice! - Jason
because a full inbox is like a bucket full of lottery tickets: You never know,...– Penelope Trunk
The Struggle of Achieving Gender Equality in the...
I recently had a conversation with a female resident in my dorm about how women are underrepresented in the top level positions of academia and industry. Our discussion centered around the fact that as a man, I come into the conversation with assumptions about how women should be treated in the work-force. I recently wrote her an email: ” I’m not trying to start anything here. Like I...
Never Apologize for Trying to Inspire
Garr Reynolds of Presentation Zen tells those of us who seek inspiration and seek to inspire to never quit doing so. He’s right. Because Obama can speak well does not mean he is just a presidential equivalent of a used-car salesman. I am always looking for new sources of inspiration and finding new ways to inspire others to reach their higher self. Thanks for keeping me on track. Because...
Strategic Creative Analysis (SCAN)
I found this website when studying the case method that HBS employs. It offered a rebuttal to the effectiveness of case studies, and I also found this little gem. It’s a bit longer than necessary, but still good. -Jason ”Strategic Creative Analysis (SCAN) is a process for strategic planning, decision making and analyzing case studies. SCAN is also useful for marketing planning and...
Every time you sniff and say somebody has ‘too much free time,’ the part of you...– twitter / merlin mann (via nikography)
Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.– Albert Camus
The most important contribution any of us can make now is not to solve any...– Bill Dryaton - Everyone a Changemaker
The Power Paradox →
Science is showing that power is not all about being a manipulative and ruthless person but by affirming and supporting others. (sounds cheesy, but I believe it) Eat it Machiavelli!
Dr. Karp notes that in terms of brain development, a toddler is primitive, an...– I can’t wait to try this on my kids, or on someone elses…. Toddler Behavior - Parenting - Communication - Kids - Tara Parker-Pope - New York Times
Gumball Capital’s SD Forum Presentation: Microfinance and Technology » SlideShare
One Day, One Job | A blog about entry-level jobs... →
Very interesting site that details entry-level positions for new grads. Nicely designed, cool jobs, what’s not to like? Useful for kids who don’t know what they want to do after school.
My plan for owning as a consultant includes getting a virtual assistant to do all my bitchwork. Ask Sunday will probably be my best bet, unless the other sites lower their prices… Ask Sunday « RobWebb2k
You do not want the audience to have to “think” at all, which means...– David S. Rose - Presentation Zen:
I am highly wary of the self-conscious American cult of leadership. It’s...– The Greatness That Cannot Be Taught - Fast Company Interesting ideas on leadership - and an inspiring story of a WWII commander.
B-Corporations = the future of socially...
I’ve heard good things about these new B (as opposed to C) corporations that hold themselves to a higher standard. I like the sound of it. B Corporations™ are a new type of corporation that are purpose-driven and create benefit for all stakeholders, not just shareholders. B Corporations™ are unlike traditional responsible businesses because they: * Meet comprehensive and transparent social...
Personal Annual Reports? →
Check out the side bar. Omar, of MBA’s Without Borders, makes some really cool annual reports of his own life. I especially like how he incorporates quotes so they fit seamlessly into his images.
Businesspundit: How To Be An Effective... →
I really want to read Drucker’s book on being an effective manager. This adaptation for entrepreneurs is pretty good.
The Meaning of Life - My Answer
A while back, I heard about a book that was compiling different people’s interpretation of the meaning of life. It was published by a (then) sophomore at NYU named David Seaman. It’s a very interesting book and I recommend it. Here is my entry: Although I don’t know where my life is headed, I know how I want to live it. I am not religious; in fact, I am a definite atheist. I feel...
Author Paulo Coelho's profitable Net obsession -... →
Sell a crapload more books if you give the free one away online.
Make Goals Not Resolutions -- Chip and Dan Heath... →
Great article by smart guys at Stanford B-school. To be successful you have to outsmart yourself.
An ideal entrepreneur exhibits energy, passion, intelligence, charisma,...– Warren Packard (Venture Capitalist) - Sramana Mitra on Strategy
Confidence is not a guarantee of success, but a pattern of thinking that will...– ~ Dr. John Eliot, from “Overachievement”