ibmblr:

“In a social business you’re empowered to make better decisions. You’re able to solve the whole problem because you have access to all the pieces of the puzzle.” INSIDE THE INVENTIVE MIND@AndrewGrillIBM Global Business PartnerMaking businesses social

ibmblr:

“In a social business you’re empowered to make better decisions. You’re able to solve the whole problem because you have access to all the pieces of the puzzle.”

INSIDE THE INVENTIVE MIND
@AndrewGrill
IBM Global Business Partner
Making businesses social

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I am among those who think that science has great beauty. A scientist is not only a technician: He is also a child placed before natural phenomena which impress him like a fairy tale.
Marie Curie (via inthenoosphere)

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ilovecharts:

The Key to Success Will Be Announced Shortly. Please Stand By.

“I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.”
– Bill Cosby

This week, Maggie illustrates a quote from Neil deGrasse Tyson

ilovecharts:

The Key to Success Will Be Announced Shortly. Please Stand By.

“I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.”

– Bill Cosby

This week, Maggie illustrates a quote from Neil deGrasse Tyson

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kevinbolk:

A philosophy I very much live my life by.

kevinbolk:

A philosophy I very much live my life by.

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Stop setting yourself

on fire for someone who

stays to watch you burn.

Haiku on Perspective (via fawun)

(Source: connotativewords)

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Speaking is not an act of extraversion,” observes Malcolm Gladwell, another introverted writer who spends plenty of time on stage. “It has nothing to do with extraversion. It’s a performance, and many performers are hugely introverted.

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chels:

fastcodesign:

An Artist Creates A Story Out Of New York’s Endless Snow

Jackson wrote the short story in full before the sky began to dump and is currently a third of the way finished. The first sentence reads: “To approach snow too closely is to forget what it is,” said the girl who cried snowflakes.

As someone who writes in the snow often, I appreciate the difficulty of this project. I wonder how she does it? It looks like she must be using a paintbrush and boiling water. The lettering is so perfect. 

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parislemon:

abstractgraphdesigns:

Wisdom

Basically every comment section on the internet.

parislemon:

abstractgraphdesigns:

Wisdom

Basically every comment section on the internet.

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Speaking is not an act of extraversion,” observes Malcolm Gladwell, another introverted writer who spends plenty of time on stage. “It has nothing to do with extraversion. It’s a performance, and many performers are hugely introverted.

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  1. Give respect: the respect we want.
  2. Take less, give more.
  3. Others don’t have to lose for us to win.
  4. Better, not more.
  5. Keep it simple, keep it honest.

Om Malik shares the values that built GigaOm over the past seven years as he moves on to his next chapter.

It’s heartening to see that those of us who aspire to produce quality signal amidst a world of noise share a similar underlying set of motives – here are 7 things I learned myself in 7 years of building Brain Pickings.

(via explore-blog)

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