Turning the other cheek

Turning the other cheek turns out to have selfish advantages. Someone who does you an injury hurts you twice: first by the injury itself, and second by taking up your time afterward thinking about it. If you learn to ignore injuries you can at least avoid the second half. I’ve found I can to some […]

GTD for Dummies

“GTD for Dummies”… it’s as simple as: Write it down Decide what’s next about it Park that somewhere you’ll trust you’ll look at as a reminder Keep your head empty and your list(s) current Hope that helps. http://www.gtdtimes.com/2010/07/19/should-there-be-a-gtd-for-dummies/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+GtdTimes+(GTD+Times)

Friend, you cannot legislate the poor into freedom by legislating the wealthy out of freedom. And what one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving. The government can’t give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody. And when half of the people get the idea […]

There’s even a phrase that’s been going around for awhile, among MBAs themselves (as they figure out the holes in what they’re being taught): “It’s not really about the education, but the people you meet.” Seems like there should be a better, and far cheaper and less damaging, way to rub elbows with interesting people. […]

These limits on expression do not affect only wealthy donors or prominent candidates. On the contrary: Groups without a broad base of support are the ones that rely most heavily on large donors to make their voices heard. Almost by definition, political minorities, newcomers, and outcasts will find it harder to reach enough people to […]

Breathe, focus on what you are doing right now, and just focus on getting that done. Live Simply, and Save the Drama for Your Mother (via Instapaper)