2015 – Week #5

INTERESTING READS –
Collaborative Workspaces: 4 Habits Your Workspace Should Adopt
Your Mood vs Your Reality – Happiness, for most of us, is a choice. Reality is not.
7 Characteristics of Good Employees
 

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2015 – Week #4

INTERESTING READS –
The Power of Checklists – Checklists can be a powerful tool.  (Passed along to me by my friend Tim).
Please Go Away – “I wonder how these companies would act if every day, someone piled $100,000 in cash in the parking lot and lit it on fire.”
Find the Others” – Ten by ten by ten is a thousand. Do it twice and you’re at a million.
Ways to Make 10 Daily Occurrences More Enjoyable – When you can’t solve life’s big problems, solve the small ones.
7 Golden Rules for Collaborating with Great People 
Optimistic Time (vs. Honest Time) –  “It doesn’t ship because it’s ready. It ships because it’s due.”

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2015 – Week #3

INTERESTING READS –
Odd Expressions  – This article explores the origin of expressions like “cold shoulder” and “cut to the chase”.

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2015 – Week #2

INTERESTING READS –

7 Email Habits That We Need to Break – Improve your ability to communicate with email by eliminating these habits.

Better Than I Deserved – A phrase that we have all heard at some point in time … but have you stopped to consider what is being said?

Deming - Bad System

Shrinking Your Way to Success – Good stuff from the Drucker Institute’s Monday publication.

Dave Ramsey - Goals

Choices – What choices will you make?  Thought provoking article from Seth Godin.

Find In-Depth Articles on Google – How to find more in-depth articles with a Google search.  Actually tried this with a couple of search terms and it seemed to reduce the fluff and get down to the good stuff.

How Do Lean Concepts Apply in an Office Environment? – Despite tons of evidence to the contrary,  many still think that lean is a “manufacturing thing”.

PODCASTS

Serial – An interesting podcast that reviews the case of a young man who was convicted of a murder.  Did he actually commit murder?  The podcast unpacks evidence and examines the case.  Worth a listen.

QUOTATIONS –

“The certainty of misery is better than the misery of uncertainty.” – Pogo

Our greatest fear as individuals [..] should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter. – Tim Kizziar

“Don’t prioritize your schedule, schedule your priorities.” – Stephen Covey