The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence (January 9, 2008, 5) - The grass is not, in fact, always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.
Robert Fulghum (1937-), It Was on Fire When I Lay
See, I’m not the only one weirded out by the word “co-ed” (February 21, 2005, 0) - From: rnewtonATkent.edu on a word-a-day mailing list I’m subscribed to:
The most egregious example of gender-bias in English is, I think, the
existence of two words for students. Male students are students; but
female students are co-eds. This originates in schools being for males
only. So, when they allowed girls to come “along” (this is what co-
means), they were
Welcome to the blogosphere, Winston! – OSS entrepreneurship in the Philippines (May 8, 2006, 0) - Check out Winston Damarillo‘s blog
and talk about open source entrepreneurship in the Philippines. =)
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Networking is about being memorable; the art of the deep bump (September 29, 2006, 0) - Kevin McIntosh made a couple of great points at last night’s Newpath Network workshop. One of my favorite ideas from the evening was:
Networking isn’t about getting an immediate business lead. It’s about making an impression on someone. Your opportunities are probably not going to come directly from the people you meet, but rather from the