Quote of the Day — Mandy Hale

“Don’t waste words on people who deserve your […]

Quote of the Day — William Feather

“The tragedy is that so many have ambition and so few have […]

Quote of the Day — William Blake

“You never know what is enough unless you know what is more […]

47 Things You Can Do To Make Your Life Simple

Talk with each other, don’t guess what others’ thinking.
Be friendly to people around you, wearing a smile can change your day.
Treasure the friendships you have, you don’t need to be friends with everyone.
Hang out with positive people who can boost your energy.
Ask questions if there’s something you’re not sure about.
Follow what your heart tells you.
Accept things […]

Quote of the Day — Bill Cosby

“A word to the wise ain’t necessary–it’s the stupid ones that need […]

Quote of the Day — George Bernard Shaw

“People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are […]

B- environment merits B- effort

Managers who complain about slacking staff without examining their work environment are deluded. Being a slacker is not an innate human quality, it’s a product of the habitat. Fundamentally, everyone wants to do a good job (the statistical outliers who do not follow this are not worth focusing policy on).

The problem is that deluded managers expect […]

Quote of the Day — Winston Churchill

“You can always count on Americans to do the right thing — after they’ve tried […]

Quote — William Gibson

“Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounding yourself […]

Quote – Albert Einstein

If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand […]

Quote of the Day

Better to light a candle, than to curse […]

Quote of the Day

A successful team is a group of individuals who hold each other accountable for a […]

The Rat Experiment

A great example of the importance of perception:

There was an experiment where researchers were given a set of rats and told to rate their ability to learn mazes.  They were told that certain rats were “smart rats” and had an abnormally high IQ.  When the researchers tested the rats, their studies showed that the “smart rats” […]

Quote – Karl Popper

The golden rule is a good standard which is further improved by doing unto others, wherever possible, as they want to be […]

Words to Live By

Accept that some days you’re the pigeon, and some days you’re the statue.
Always keep your words soft and sweet, just in case you have to eat them.
Always read stuff that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.
Drive carefully. It’s not only cars that can be recalled by their maker.
Eat a […]

Some Wisdom from Will Rogers

Never slap a man who’s chewing tobacco.
Never kick a cow chip on a hot day.
There are 2 theories to arguing with a woman…neither works.
Never miss a good chance to shut up.
Always drink upstream from the herd.
If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging.
The quickest way to double your money is to fold it and put […]

Poka-Yoke

The goal is not to prevent idiots from doing the wrong thing, but to make intelligent people do the right thing. From Thinking for […]