quotable notes | can you handle it?

“I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much.” ~ Mother Teresa

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.