Have a great interest in what one is doing and be active.– Professor John W. F. Dulles on the secret to life. (via Pursue the Passion)
Stanford on the moon - joke or real? http://www.spaceagepub.com/SOM/
Stanford on the Moon →
This website almost seems like a joke to me - getting Stanford to establish a base on the moon. But yet it gets less farfetched the longer I think about it, and I figure the Class of 1965 isn’t big on practical jokes…
Not having internet has really increased my productivity and simultaneously made me feel empty and not sure what to do with my time. Sad.
Got two books from Oprah - A New World + A Whole New Mind
With parents at the hotel - mom mad that I’ve been super frugal and not spending money on the right things - which she always does…
Graduation todos: Packing (obvious), thank you cards (so key), having fun (last chance), fathers day gift, write b-school essays = CRAZY
In classical times when Cicero had finished speaking, the people said, ‘How well...– Adlai Stevenson
I love bookstores and reading so much … why did it take so long to realize I should include them in my pursuit of a career?
Creative persistence a prerequisite. A desire for the extraordinary an absolute...– From a want ad in the book Zenobia
Nassim Nicholas Taleb's Top Life Tips
From the Sunday Times. Talebe is the author of the best-selling, and the best business book of the decade: according to Tom Peters: The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable. The article is really good about showing you what Taleb’s life and person are like, and introduces you to his radical and very persuastive philosophies. - Jason My favorite tips… to see all 10, read the...
What I've Learned
Something I wrote about a year ago, but I just found it again, I think it’s worth taking another look at… Jason I got a Facebook friend request from someone I didn’t really know. He said in his message: “You just seem like a really professional kind of student, you know someone who is really going places with his life. Whatever advice you could give me on getting that same mentality...
Difficult is Worth Doing
This fact is worth remembering: doing things that are challenging are usually worth the effort because the rewards are usually commeasurate with the struggle. Honda reminds us of this with their new advertising series. - Jason
As difficult as it is, I will be returning it to the International Olympic...– Michael Johnson - SI.com Wow, way to go Michael, that’s a tough move but it’s the right one. - Jason
The barriers are not erected which can say to aspiring talents and industry,...– Ludwig van Beethoven
A leader is a dealer in hope.– Napoleon Bonaparte