Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell My review rating: 5 of 5 stars [Much of this review comes from my blog.] I loved this book. I loved The Tipping Point, wasn’t quite as enamored with Blink, so I’m glad to be back in the fan club. In case you’re not familiar with the premise of Gladwell’s newest book, he examines people who are incredible successes within their specific context. He draws some really...
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The...– Albert Einstein (via archivalproject)
There is no trouble so great or grave that cannot be much diminished by a nice...– Bernard-Paul Heroux quotes
Today I had a green tea tasting!
topherchris: Jonathan Coulton — Code Monkey
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We tell ourselves that skill is the precious resource and effort is the...– Malcolm Gladwell (via vasta)
We need somebody who’s got the empathy to recognize what it’s like to be a young...– President Barack Obama on the next supreme court justice. (via soupsoup)
It's a writing weekend.
Lately I’ve started to think that maybe I don’t like writing the way that I did when I was in college. I’ve been looking for ways to cut back yet still make an impact. But a few times this weekend, I’ve started down that road where writing is really, really fun, and I have a glimpse of what I remember. I think that working full time and having a personal life make the...
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm– Ralph Waldo Emerson (via quote-book)
Every woman needs a little madness in her life.– Cyrano de Bergerac
brooklynmutt: 100 Best Movie Lines in 200 Seconds siddman via Liquid Generation
The Internet has changed the public relations landscape for companies. It seems...– Domino’s Employee Video Taints Food and Brand - ABC News
urbanredneck: katoleary: I have learned an incredible amount from the people I’ve met on the Internet. I think hearing a vast array of different perspectives on issues is the best way to form a complete understanding of said issues. It seems ridiculous to say that blogging and commenting on blogs has made me a smarter person, better debater, more passionate and committed volunteer, and more...