“When someone is burning a book,” Lemony Snicket famously wrote, “they are showing utter contempt for all of the thinking that produced its ideas, all of the labor that went into its words and sentences, and all of the trouble that befell the author.” Grant Snyder is back with Ban This Book, a special comic for Banned Books Week showing “one author’s experience with a challenge to intellectual freedom.” #BannedBooksWeek
Landon and I have been entered into the MR PORTER Global Style contest. Currently we are only 14,423 votes behind the current leader who right now has 14,425 votes. Ok, maybe we do not have lime green slacks, or pink ties like some of the other contestants, but we are trying to put Dallas on the map (and also win the $3,500 prize). Vote now and share.
Clearly written, offering many examples of blue ocean strategies.[...] "There are plenty of books that deal with developing strategy for competing in your existing markets, but what caught my attention with this book was BLUE OCEAN STRATEGY's focus on developing strategy in new, nonexistent markets. 800-CEO-READ USA Source: 800ceoread.com/... Submitted By: Kate Dunn
Captain John Yossarian is a U.S. Army Air Forces B-25 bombardier. The title refers to what has become known, from the novel, as Catch-22 (logic), based on the explanation of the character Doc Daneeka as to why any pilot requesting a psych evaluation hoping to be found not sane enough to fly, and thereby escape dangerous missions, would thereby demonstrate his sanity. Source: en.wikipedia.org/... Submitted By: Simon Eccles
“The clarity, even genius, of REWORK actually brought me to near-tears on several occasions.” -Tom Peters, New York Times bestselling author of IN SEARCH OF EXCELLENCE “There’s no jargon or filler here — just hundreds of brilliantly simple rules for success. REWORK is required reading for anyone tired of business platitudes.” -Chris Anderson, New York Times bestselling author of THE LONG TAIL Submitted by: Jim David, Ussery Printing
Sad but powerful visual, no?