edutainment

Norton gets is right with this piece that engages and at once communicates the message while its very funny.

quotable notes | be good

“When people ask me how do you make it in show business or whatever, what I always tell them — And nobody ever takes note of it ‘cuz it’s not the answer they wanted to hear. But I always say, ‘Be so good they can’t ignore you.’” ~ Steve Martin

quotable notes | goodness

“When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That is my religion.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

the hairy car experience

I like this video so much I’ve watched it a dozen times. I marvel to think its a commercial for a bank. Hair Conditioner from Jonathan Gurvit on Vimeo.

building community: movies in the park

I’d like see more people produce more “free outdoor movie” series in our hometowns. What feeling does that give you? I became a fan of the “oldies” movies showcased on summer Mondays in Bryant Park (NYC) and thought it might be interesting to setup a cool-but-cheap movie theater setup on the local park. My vision …

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quotable notes | pleasantries

“Years ago my mother used to say to me, she’d say, “In this world, Elwood, you must be,” — she always called me Elwood — “In this world, you must be oh so smart, or oh so pleasant.” Well, for years I was smart. I recommend pleasant. You may quote me.” ~ Elwood P. Dowd, …

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raise the bar

Here is an idea for new restaurant or franchise. I’ve seen multiple restaurants in New York that base their service model on a catergory of food that then uses multiple choose-your-own ingredients. How about a restaurant that changes its primary food offering daily while perhaps re-using similar ingredients? So the base type of food would …

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how was your commute?

From my friend James. I ride a subway (or car) then sit at a computer or in meetings. These guys have it a littler differently. Talk about perspective.

gmail priority inbox, google instant

I’m liking both of these latest products. They enable efficiencies while not distracting from the tasks at hand. And they’re not cumbersome. Priority Inbox sorts/filters your email so that you can see it all – but in the segments that allow you to focus on what is important (email from clients) to those less important …

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