Your anger will cool into hardened passionate insight if you wait a day. Most of the things that make me angry, I try to let them sit. The heat that remains will be sufficient. The stuff that evaporates is the stuff that would have simply offended or made it histrionic.
May 11, 1942: Five months into World War II, a young Coast Guardsman from Iowa was shown in a photo feature exhibiting the “typical actions and reactions of the thousands of service men from small towns who, since the war began, have made their maiden journey to the ‘big city.’” Photo: The New York Times
What a view!
For all the time executives spend concerned about physical strength and health, when it comes down to it, mental strength can mean even more. Particularly for entrepreneurs, numerous articles talk about critical characteristics of mental strength—tenacity, “grit,” optimism, and an unfailing ability as Forbes contributor David Williams says, to “fail up.”
However, we can also define mental strength by identifying the things mentally strong individuals don’t do.
An excellent rundown of traits / behaviors that lead to failure.
Welcome to the Millennial generation
Ur doin it rite.
My 7-year-old looks at me funny when I tell him that, when I was his age, we didn’t have an iPhone that we could refer to when needing an answer to anything and everything. And I’m quite relieved that he has yet to discover online retail.
So for at least one more Christmas, he and his little brother will put together their Christmas lists the old fashioned way: By flipping through the Lego holiday catalog and writing down everything thing they see on each page.
Something of the comet ISON made it around the Sun, and there’s a possibility that a small cometary nucleus has survived in whole or part. The comet’s remnant will be rising before dawn in Earth’s skies in the coming days.
(Images from SOHO)
Brad Cleveland, CEO, Proto Labs:
True leadership comes from working with an exceptional team that you can fully trust to do their jobs as long as they have a clear understanding of priorities. So the job of the CEO is to be an example of honesty, thoughtfulness and trust, which everyone appreciates in their roles.
Mark Wilson, reporting for Fast Company:
Just a decade ago, it was almost unheard of to consider drinking wine without a proper cork. But the economics (and convenience) of screwtops has challenged thousands of years of tradition. Even gourmet magazines have gotten comfortable with the occasional suggestion of a boxed *gasp* wine for parties.
But now, Oregon’s Union Wine Company is taking the budget bottling trend to its logical conclusion. They’ve put Pinot Noir and a Pinot Gris in a 12-ounce can (just like Pabst, Budweiser, or Miller Light). And while it will save the company an impressive 40% on its packaging costs versus bottles, the decision was as much about rebranding the wine drinking experience.