First DLOI. Not sure I 100% agree with this video or everything that is supports, but it is interesting to read how our food consumption has changed over the centuries and the impacts it may be having on us.
It has been a while since I posted to the blog. I seem to gather a bunch of interesting things and then post them all at once. However, I am going to try something new. Till the end of October I am going to post a Daily Link of Interest (DLOI).
Look for the first one in just a few minutes!
I was reading this article a couple days ago and it really made me start to think. Many of the problems I face both in my professional life and personal life are technical in nature, but the root cause or more importantly the way to prevent them from happening wasn’t technical in nature at all.
The focus was on building an organization that had characteristics like:
- “Mutual respect, enjoyable work”
- “Authentic, aligned, efficient action”
- “Express authentic appreciation”
- “Appropriately include others”
These sound like simple steps, but knowing people and organization these can be hard to change.
As a side note the person mentioned in the article setup a consulting company to help organizations change named 4-D Systems.
I love football, college a little more than the NFL, but during the fall on most Sunday afternoons you will find me watching football. However, this article makes you think about the impact to the individual players. What about the physical impact to college players that never recieve the financial benefits of playing in the NFL?
This was a really interesting article. It is insightful that the real effectiveness of a number of treatments that are now standard may increase quantity of life at a much higher rate than the quality of life.
Listened to this podcast several months ago, but was talking with my wife about it last night. The podcast suggests that parents don’t have a life long impact on there kid’s earning. However, we can have a impact on other parts of there lives. Listen below and find out: The Economist’s Guide to Parenting
A friend is making a record. They have already raised enough to get the record off the ground, but consider kicking in for marketing or just buying a record.
Maybe you wont become a best selling author, but it is pretty amazing that you can publish a book on your own with the technology available today. Here is an NPR story about an author going outside the normal process Barry Eisler’s ‘Detachment’ From ‘Legacy’ Publishing : NPR.