Expectations

Posted on 10. Jun, 2012 by in Growth, Innovation, Leadership, Productivity

Although the guidelines have been available to a subset of interested parties since 2011, it was not until late May 2012 that the broader community became aware of and accepted “…guidelines established by NASA to protect lunar historic sites and preserve ongoing and future science on the moon.” Designed to maintain the historical and scientific […]

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Perceived Powerlessness?

Posted on 14. May, 2012 by in Growth, Innovation, Leadership, Productivity

The news in several places that the recently released movie, The Avengers broke the $1 billion mark for ticket sales (see here, for example) left me wondering, Why? What is it about this movie that has knocked earlier blockbusters (such as the Harry Potter canon) off their pedestals? I mean, I love a good movie, […]

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A Thought for Today

Posted on 02. Dec, 2011 by in Growth, Innovation, Leadership, Productivity

A failure is not always a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying. –B.F. Skinner, American psychologist, inventor, and author Questions: None. Just consider its applications in your own activities.

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High Expectations, Disappointing Reality. Or is it?

Posted on 05. Oct, 2011 by in Innovation

Apple has successfully transformed itself from its origins as a computer manufacturer into a consumer electronics innovator, manufacturer, and marketing whiz-bang machine.  Witness the often blocks-long lines that await receipt of newly announced products. It’s gotten to the point that just about anything Apple announces sets off a speculation and purchase frenzy unequaled with most […]

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Doing What’s Important

Posted on 27. Sep, 2011 by in Growth, Productivity

Today’s gleaning of the news brought with it an item in the Houston Chronicle that pointed up a terrific way of thinking about past glories, recognition, and future endeavors. Charles Bolden, the NASA Administrator, first chided the staff at Johnson Space Center and other citizens of Houston for their complaints about not having received one […]

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