Happy New Year!
Until the transcontinental railroad, there were no time zones. Each village kept its own time, based on its own steeple and its own high noon. And why not?
Whether traveling to Los Angeles for business or pleasure, the Four Points by Sheraton in Culver City is the perfect hotel for convenience, comfort, and cost…and a breakfast omelette that will be the best part of your entire trip.
A recent study by UBS and ARG found that one third of the American parents surveyed said it was hard to find toys and gifts because nothing was new. Nothing new
from anonymous angry people Expose yourself to art you don’t yet understand Precisely measure the results that are important to you Stay blind to the metrics that don’t matter Fail often Ship Lead, don’t manage so much Seek out uncomfortable situations Make an impact on the people who matter to you Be better at your baseline skills than anyone else Copyedit less, invent more Give more speeches Ignore unsolicited advice
If we put a number on it, people will try to make the number go up. Now that everyone is a marketer, many people are looking for a louder megaphone, a chance to talk about their work, their career, their product..
90% of the tickets go to bots. Okay, you’re sitting in your underwear, it’s Saturday at 10 AM, you’ve logged on to ticketmaster.com to buy tickets for your favorite act and you’re locked out, or the tickets you ultimately get are in the nosebleed section. Why
Stores went from being buildings to becoming websites… and now to devices. But Mr
“I had no choice, I just couldn’t get out of bed.” “I had no choice, it was the best program I could get into.” “I had no choice, he told me to do it…” Really? It’s probably more accurate to say, “the short-term benefit/satisfaction/risk avoidance was a lot higher than anything else, so I chose to do what I did.” Remarkable work often comes from making choices when everyone else feels as though there is no choice.
How is your vocabulary? It’s a vital tool, certainly. Do you know these words?