Max de Pree – The signs of outstanding leadership…

The signs of outstanding leadership appear primarily among the followers. Are the followers reaching their…


“The signs of outstanding leadership appear primarily among the followers. Are the followers reaching their potential? Are they learning? Serving? Do they achieve the required results? Do they change with grace? Manage conflict?”
-Max de Pree

Mary Hart – I can’t say I’m happy…

I can’t say I’m happy to be talking about John Ritter and his passing. In…


“I can’t say I’m happy to be talking about John Ritter and his passing. In my 21 years of Entertainment Tonight, this really was one of the most shocking and sad things to have happened.”
-Mary Hart

Vernon A. Walters – Americans have always had an…

Americans have always had an ambivalent attitude toward intelligence. When they feel threatened, they want…


“Americans have always had an ambivalent attitude toward intelligence. When they feel threatened, they want a lot of it, and when they don’t, they regard the whole thing as somewhat immoral.”
-Vernon A. Walters

Tina Fey – A Harvard Medical School study…

A Harvard Medical School study has determined that rectal thermometers are still the best way…


“A Harvard Medical School study has determined that rectal thermometers are still the best way to tell a baby’s temperature. Plus, it really teaches the baby who’s boss.”
-Tina Fey

Edward Tufte – I do believe that there…

I do believe that there are some universal cognitive tasks that are deep and profound…


“I do believe that there are some universal cognitive tasks that are deep and profound – indeed, so deep and profound that it is worthwhile to understand them in order to design our displays in accord with those tasks.”
-Edward Tufte

Jon Hamm – I remember opening my dad’s…

I remember opening my dad’s closet and there were, like, 40 suits, every color of…


“I remember opening my dad’s closet and there were, like, 40 suits, every color of the rainbow, plaid and winter and summer. He had two jewelry boxes full of watches and lighters and cuff links. And just… he was that guy. He was probably unfulfilled in his life in many ways.”
-Jon Hamm