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Regrets

By Jack, published February 11, 2010, at 3:33 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from safe harbor.

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Learning

By Jack, published January 26, 2010, at 7:52 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

"The more we study, the more we discover our ignorance.

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Roger Lowenstein's take on the current financial crisis

By Jack, published January 21, 2010, at 2:45 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

From the introduction of his April 06, 2010 book called The End of Wall Street, Roger Lowenstein states: "On the evidence, Lehman was more nearly the climax, or one of a series of climaxes, in a long and painful cataclysm. By the time it failed, the critical moment was long past. Banks had suffered horrendous losses that drained their capital, and as the country was to discover, capitalism without capital is like a furnace without fuel.

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In honor of Martin Luther King...The Gettysburg Address

By Jack, published January 18, 2010, at 1:24 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania November 19, 1863 On June 1, 1865, Senator Charles Sumner commented on what is now considered the most famous speech by President Abraham Lincoln. In his eulogy on the slain president, he called it a "monumental act. " He said Lincoln was mistaken that "the world will little note, nor long remember what we say here.

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Artists

By Jack, published January 14, 2010, at 3:55 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

"Artists--by definition innocent--don't steal.

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Art

By Jack, published January 13, 2010, at 3:54 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

"Every child is an artist.

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Speaking

By Jack, published January 8, 2010, at 5:58 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

"If you say what you think, don't expect to hear only what you like.

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Extraordinary

By Jack, published January 7, 2010, at 5:50 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

"One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of extraordinary man.

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Responsibility Part III

By Jack, published January 6, 2010, at 4:31 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

"It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities.

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Responsibility Part II

By Jack, published January 5, 2010, at 4:26 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

"I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty. " John D.

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Responsibility

By Jack, published January 4, 2010, at 4:26 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

"Never mind your happiness; do your duty.

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New Years Resolution

By Jack, published January 2, 2010, at 5:35 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

"Resolve to edge in a little reading every day, if it is but a single sentence. If you gain fifteen minutes a day, it will make itself felt at the end of the year.