Monthly Archives: July 2017

A Whale Bus

The following is a series of futuristic pictures by Jean-Marc Côté and other artists issued in France in 1899, 1900, 1901 and 1910. It was, essentially, a 19th-century vision of what the year 2000 would look like.

Funny yet insightful. Haunting too. If anything, it’s a clear reminder that our ability to guess the future is just that: A complete guess.

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Momentum Begets Momentum

One of the most powerful principles of growth (and of life) is the very simple idea that momentum gives birth to even more momentum.

In other words, as things start moving and as you begin to build velocity and speed in a certain direction then an inevitable possibility is that it starts to snowball and you continue to gain more speed and more velocity as time progresses forward.

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Integrity Doesn’t Buy Boats

When it comes building an organization everyone agrees that having a core set of values is paramount. But, we all know what it’s like when an organization doesn’t exactly practice what it preaches.

And many of us, unfortunately, have experienced organizations where the values become more of a token requirement than an actual organization system and a way of doing business.

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Perfectly Normal

I kind of love this:

He is self-aware, self-accepting, caring, with a strong ability to analyze and speak about his condition with others. He understands how he is different, and he has created a coping mechanism for himself that enables him to function in society and pursue his interests in the arts as an escape when it all becomes too much for him.

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