What ever is on my mind.
First: Happy New Year! Second: Tech Tuesdays will resume next week. And now on to the topic of this...
Charles Blow pulled some stats from a report released on Thursday by the Bertelsmann Stiftung foundation of Germany entitled...
“I don’t like it when people ask me when I’m going to retire. You don’t retire from play, you retire from work. And I don’t work!”
“I’ve always been pushing that envelope. I want to risk hitting my head on the ceiling of my talent. I want to really test it out and say: O.K., you’re not that good. You just reached the level here. I don’t ever want to fail, but I want to risk failure every time out of the gate.”
“New Year’s resolutions rarely work, because good intentions don’t often survive a collision with reality.”
“A product is a tangible item sold to make life better, A service is an intangible action sold to make life easier, and An experience is a memorable event sold to make life worth living.”
“We are headed for a post industrial world in which fewer people than ever are required to produce the output that the world consumes. So we need to fundamentally rethink long held beliefs about employment and social security.”
“Conservative activist groups such as Americans for Prosperity, the Club for Growth and Heritage Action all pressured congressional Republicans to vote against Hurricane Sandy relief, and while they helped block a bill from coming to a vote on New Year’s Eve, the swift and unsubtle backlash brought a wise reassessment.”
“When you get on that plane to go home, if the last thing you think about me is ‘I hate that son of a bitch’, then that is fine because you’re going home alive.”