2015 – Week #8

INTERESTING READS –
 1st Rule of Web Design – “What do you want me to do now?”
Are You Really Learning Anything? – “If you aren’t going to find a way to apply what you are learning to your life, then you aren’t really learning.”
Driving Employee Engagement Through Standardized Work Creation – “Getting people involved early helps to expedite adoption of the new process and helps to ensure adherence.”
Companies Profit When Customers Suffer – “I know, I know…it’s only business. But, what if business were personal again?”
Pitchers and Hitters – “…the responsibility for what happens next belongs to you.”
Mass Production and Mass Media – “… the only way to be important is to be relevant, focused and specific.”

PODCASTS

Guerrilla Public Service (99% Invisible) – “Mostly, when we see these things, we grumble on the inside, and then do nothing.”

Our Computers, Ourselves (Invisibilia) – Interesting look at wearable technology.

The Trust Engineers (RadioLab) – “Today, we meet a group of social engineers who are convinced that tiny changes in wording can make the online world a kinder, gentler place.”

Cops See it Differently , Part 1 (This American Life) – “There’s a division between people who distrust the police — even fear them — and people who see cops as a force for good.”

QUOTATIONS –

“There are two ways of spreading light – to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” – Wharton, Edith

“True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.” – C.S. Lewis

“You can do anything, but not everything.” – David Allen

“There are good ships and wood ships, ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships, may they always be!” – Irish Proverb

“There are no office hours for champions.” -Paul Dietzel

[In honor of pitchers and catchers reporting to Spring Training this week, some baseball quotes.]

“You don’t save a pitcher for tomorrow. Tomorrow it may rain.” – Durocher, Leo

“Baseball is ninety percent mental & the other half is physical.” – Yogi Berra

“A ball player’s got to be kept hungry to become a big-leaguer. That’s why no boy from a rich family ever made the big leagues.”  – Joe DiMaggio

“It ain’t like football. You can’t make up no trick plays.” – Yogi Berra

“When a pitcher’s throwing a spitball, don’t worry and don’t complain, just hit the dry side like I do.” – Stan Musial

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