Category: QOTD

Leadership is…

Leadership is…

Really liked this quote by Frederick Smith of FedEx from a CNNMoney article on 10 Fortune 500 Military CEOs: “Leadership is simply the ability of an individual to coalesce the efforts of other individuals toward achieving common goals. It boils...

QOTD

QOTD

A friend passed along a quote the other day: So I just picked up this book today….and found this quote in the forward: “The truth of the matter is, if you need to “save” your job, I can’t help you....

More Quotes From the Basketball World

More Quotes From the Basketball World

Steve Aschburner’s article on Mike Miller’s surprising drop in productivity contains a nice gem from Don Nelson: “My first years with Nash, he wanted to be John Stockton,” Nelson said. “He wanted to get 10 points and 15 assists. I...

Stonecutting And Product Development

Stonecutting And Product Development

From an SI article on the success of the San Antonio Spurs, a quote from Jacob Riis which coach Greg Popovich uses to help his players gain perspective: “When nothing seems to help, I go look at a stonecutter hammering away...

On The Shortcomings of WF

On The Shortcomings of WF

An article in the April issue of MSDN magazine features an interview with Bjarne Stroustrup, the man that invented C++.  There’s an interesting quote that quite eloquently and succintly sums up my distaste for Windows Workflow Foundation and BizTalk (at...

In Memory of MLK…

In Memory of MLK…

In celebration of this day, I think it’s worth the time to listen to a recording of his historic speech. Could the civil rights movement have had a better, more visionary, and stronger leader than MLK?  It’s hard to believe...

Quote of the Day #001

Quote of the Day #001

From November 20 issue of Time: I also am in favor of toppling dictators, establishing democracy and watching it spread painlessly throughout every region where there is no experience of it.  Not only that: I am in favor of turning sand...