Monthly Archives: August 2010

Quote 2 of ?

´╗┐Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction. — John Crosby One of the powerful themes that I liked so much in Power of One is the huge impact that one … Continue reading

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Quote 1 of ?

In an information-rich world, the wealth of information means a dearth of something else: a scarcity of whatever it is that information consumes. What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Teams: part 1 of ?

One of the things I really like about going to CSUN is that they have a heavy emphasis on group work. I guess I should say that I like it, but it really does have some drawbacks. I mean, nobody … Continue reading

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The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay

Every once in awhile, you find a book whose content reverberates deeply in your soul. The words leap off the page in a symphony that takes you away from wherever you’re reading it, whether it be in your bed before … Continue reading

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Better: A Surgeon’s Notes on Performance by Atul Gawande

My first exposure to Dr. Atul Gawande was handed out to me in my Accounting Communications class. The professor was an avid reader – although it was an accounting class, the college makes a point of having English professors teach … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

A Walk in the Woods, by Bill Bryson, was over before I even realized it started. The book itself is about a guy who returns to the U.S. after living abroad for several years; in fact, he wrote several books … Continue reading

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