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Afternoon and Evening

Got up from an award-winning nap. Ezra Pound stared back from the mirror. Took some Claritin. Feel like I've been featured in a new documentary titled "Allergies: The Energy-Killer." Was in a PetsMart earlier with my wife where we played Find the Chew Toy Which Was Not Made in China. Show More Summary

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When Charles de Gaulle boarded the small plane that took him from war-torn France to London on 17 June 1940, even he could not have foreseen the way in which he was launching himself on to the world stage. He was a little-known figure,...Show More Summary

New York Teen Crashes Lamborghini and Dies

Samuel Shepard — an 18-year-old New Yorker and car enthusiast — is dead after crashing a 2010 Lamborghini into a guardrail on Friday. Shepard was driving the vehicle with the car’s owner, Michael Power, in the passenger’s seat. Power, a … More » The post New York Teen Crashes Lamborghini and Dies appeared first on EveryJoe.

Turn a Scanty Resume into a Winning Marketing Brochure

Most recent graduates have very limited “real world” work experience and struggle to create a resume which gets the attention of hiring managers. Those grads who were lucky enough to have had internships and who got good grades still have many gaps in their resumes. Show More Summary

How To Acquire A Good Domain For Your Startup

Here is the perfect way to acquire the perfect domain for your startup from domain expert

Expert Knowledge

Sippican Cottage built a birdhouse: Everyone knows the birds will not come but you. Everyone knows that everyone but you knows that the birds won't come. We laugh at you because we know the birds won't come but you don't. Everyone does. Read the whole thing.


In June 1944, Gestapo agents arrived at the Rothschild home and took Elisabeth to the Ravensbrück concentration camp, where she died. A Gestapo officer ordered that Philippine not be taken because he said he “had a kid the same age back home,” Mr. Wilson wrote. Read the rest of The New York Times obituary of Baroness Philippine de Rothschild.

Good News: Salary Increases And Bonuses Are Coming Your Way

Good news for those of us who want to make more money! Chances are you’ll get a raise soon … hopefully. NBC News reports that salaries are increasing pretty much across the board. A new study of over 1,000 companies … More » Good News:...Show More Summary

No Day at the Beach

Wally Bock's perceptive post on great work is hard work reminded me of a conversation I had a few years ago with one of the best executives I've ever known. After his retirement, upper management and his successor decided to go in a very different direction. Show More Summary

Bate's Boosters

Nicholas Bate has a treasure chest of productivity boosters.

Quote of the Day

Eternity is long. Especially toward the end. - Woody Allen

Networking Success is About Giving, Not Taking

Nearly every article or book on career or business advancement will talk about the benefits of networking. Indeed, networking is an excellent way to get referrals when searching for a job or building a business. The problem with networking...Show More Summary

The Tim Ferriss Show: Interview of Kevin Kelly, Co-Founder of WIRED, Polymath, Most Interesting Man In The World?

This single interview — one of my favorites of all-time — was recorded in three short parts.  You can: Listen to all three on iTunes Download them as MP3s (right click “save as”): Part 1, Part 2, Part 3. Or stream them now below (If you’re reading this in e-mail, please click here to stream): This […]

Selecting Projects Wisely

Sometimes people dive into new projects because they really want to make some money or to “get something going.” They put pressure on themselves to start a project mainly for the sake of trying to create some forward momentum. While forward momentum can be a beautiful thing, I would actually recommend against this approach. Show More Summary

Great Moments in Film Making

From 1973: "Werewolf of Washington." I wonder who coerced Dean Stockwell into this one..

A Road Map for Young Adults

It all began with an e-mail from his daughter, Avery, with the subject line: "Is this okay to send?" Avery had gotten her first post-college job as an assistant to the co-executive producer to a new network daytime TV talk show. SheShow More Summary

Inspiration During your Job Search

Job Search can be stressful and take much longer that you expect. It’s not easy to go through the pressure at times. Success comes to those who keep going, positively, enthusiastically and with a plan. Here are some inspiring sayings that might motivate you or help carry on when the going gets tough: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Don’t [...]Show More Summary

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In the summer of 2004, Hurricane Charley roared out of the Gulf of Mexico and swept across Florida to the Atlantic Ocean. The storm claimed twenty-two lives and caused $11 billion in damage. It also left in its wake a debate about price gouging. - From Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do? by Michael J. Sandel

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