A Vietnamese coworker of Karsten’s used to say: so much good, so much bad. I don’t know what today holds; I only know that the last few days were full of joy for me and brought loss to quite a few of my friends. But I also know this: the sun will be shining today, Read more about So much good, so much bad[…]
Today I announced the closing of my company, [meta]marketer. I suspected there might be some buzzing about it – after all, to minimize speculation, I sent a press release to some of my friends in the media – but candidly, I kind of viewed that step as a formality. But dude. Dude. When you see your name Read more about Do It On Purpose[…]
“Fake it ’til you make it” actually works. You’re not faking it as much as you think. The difference between comedy and tragedy is where you stop telling the story. Both/and. YDTBFC. (You deserve to be fucking cherished.) You can never really go backward. Forward is the only way. It can take a moment for Read more about The most important things I’ve learned in 40 years[…]
I can’t remember if I’ve mentioned it in this blog anywhere, but I’m currently writing two books. One of them is about marketing new ideas, and one is a memoir dealing with the deaths of my father and my husband. Writing two books at once might seem crazy, but it feels kind of natural, actually. Read more about The Link Between Gratitude and Hope[…]
There’s plenty of good stuff in this article along with plenty of eyebrow-raising in the comments about Buffett’s own policies and history of empowering women within his business leadership team, but either way, I particularly liked this quote: “Resistance among the powerful is natural when change clashes with their self-interest.” Read more here: Warren Buffett is Read more about Warren Buffett on Women, Power, and Change[…]
via ffffound.com Please go ahead and make mistakes. It’s how you’ll know for sure when you get it right.
Taken at Radnor Lake State Natural Area
Over at nytimes.com. I hate to seem morbid, but as I was reading this, it occurred to me that I genuinely think there’s no finer piece of writing or oratory than a well-written, well-delivered eulogy. When it’s right, it evokes an aspect of the de…
But Jobs delayed surgery for at least nine months, making it “sound to assume that Mr. Jobs’ choice for alternative medicine has eventually led to an unnecessarily early death. via gawker.com I saw the headline “Steve Jobs Regretted Wasting Time o…
via pinterest.com Found on Pinterest. So totally stealing this idea.