Archive for February, 2012

29
Feb

I recently needed to do a large-volume color printing job for a leadership development program I was conducting that would have taken too long to do on my HP CP1525NW color laser printer. and in any case also had to be spiral/coil bound.  I checked prices online, and determined that I could get the price down […]

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28
Feb

Update 3-19-12: Starbucks in the UK is launching a new effort to ask customers for their names!  Imagine that!  The big question there is:  Will you share your name?  It seems that such sharing is an American thing, not a global thing, and that a multi-cultural place like the UK will find it difficult to […]

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26
Feb

With the interest in thank-you notes, I thought I’d share how I got started on making them an important part of my life. One year for Lent, I decided that rather than giving up something, I would find a way to improve my life (and the lives of others) during those 40 days and 40 […]

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25
Feb

Today’s Wall Street Journal has an essay by Kate Stone Lombardi about the benefits of strong mother-son relationships.  I couldn’t agree more with her. In fact, research shows that boys suffer when they separate prematurely from their mothers and benefit from closeness in myriad ways throughout their lives A study published in Child Development involving almost 6,000 […]

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17
Feb

An article in Forbes is critical of business schools, claiming that they don’t do a good job preparing women for the multiple roles that they will play when they graduate. The author claims that b-schools focus exclusively on the roles at work and fail to help women (and men) plan ahead for how their work […]

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17
Feb

Apple took on IBM in its famous ad comparing the computer company to Big Brother in the book 1984.  Now it appears that Apple has another insidious malefactor to battle.  Now, more than ever, I wish it were possible to remove individual cookies on the Safari browser on my iPhone. Aneil Google Inc. and other advertising […]

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14
Feb

Karen is a lifelong Scrabble fanatic, and so when our kids introduced her to Words with Friends on her iPhone, she was of course immediately hooked.   So are a lot of other people, 20 million in fact according to today’s Wall Street Journal: Last summer, Kyla Smith spelled S-E-X-Y in Words With Friends, an […]

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9
Feb

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tIkIjI6r6i0

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