On Building a Ship

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea. – – – from the blog of Inkling Corporate blog – Antoine de Saint-Exupery – Author of The Little Prince

Of Hurricanes and Idiots

Why are there always a few idiots who stay when asked to evacuate hang out thinking that God and Mother Nature will spare them. They can’t believe their beach front property with foundations of sand will withstand the storm.  Then don’t want to believe the warnings, because they are too lazy to move or just…

Twitter down?

I usually don’t check twitter on Sundays.  But I checked it this morning and was down. If anyone else is having the same problem let me know.

No Cost Motivation – Make sure you do it correctly

I just read this article The No-Cost Way to Motivate – BusinessWeek by Patrick Lencioni. The article basically suggests that managers need to be more aware of the lives of the people the manage. I think it doesn’t go far enough. I believe managers should have conversations with people they manage. Then need to listen…

Your Password is not safe . . . if

I read an article on Mashable – Gmail Tries to Help Users Avoid Phishing Scams There are just too many passwords to remember. I have three levels one simple, that I don’t care about. It’s 8 characters, but I only use it to secure stuff I don’t care if people get, or if some website…