Tag Archives: creativity

Got a problem? Start a business!

I love stories of creative ingenuity. Here’s an article from today’s Inc. about a man who started a line-waiting business five years ago: “If You’re Broke But Want to Start a Company and Make $100K+, You Need to Read This.” … Continue reading

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In Praise of the One-Hit Wonder

Driving home today, I was listening to (and, of course, singing along with 🙂 )Billy Joel’s “Piano Man” on the radio.  My first idle thought was to realize that it is in 3/4 time, like a waltz.  Most of his songs … Continue reading

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Ndamukong Suh – A Lifelong Learner to Learn From

Today’s Wall Street Journal has an article on the back page of the “Personal Journal” section titled “The Bruiser and the Billionaire.”  A truly inspiring read for anyone interested in lifelong learning! Detroit Lions’ defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh, the subject … Continue reading

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F. Scott Fitzgerald: Football Genius?

I was about to toss yesterday’s Wall Street Journal into the recycling bin this morning but realized I hadn’t read the “Review” section.  Am I glad I took a minute to page through!  On page C3 was this excellent essay/article, … Continue reading

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To survive, bookstores should be more like funeral homes (were)

Interesting post over at The Shatzkin Files, “The future of bookstores is the key to understanding the future of publishing.”  What will it take for bookstores to survive in an era of e-readers and online book purchasing?  One possibility mentioned … Continue reading

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Woody Allen on filmmaking as therapy

Great article about Woody Allen in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal Magazine.  In a post I wrote on “Creativity and the importance of routine” last year, I mentioned Allen as an example of someone who shows up every day and does … Continue reading

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“Hawks Do Not Share”: Re-reconsidering Zelda Fitzgerald

I’m not sure why, but a slew of books is being published right now about Zelda Fitzgerald, wife of F. Scott.  Here is an article/ book review from the March 22, 2013, Wall Street Journal that discusses several of the new (fictional) … Continue reading

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