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  • A shared from The Way of Kings (The Stormlight Archive, Book 1) by Brandon Sanderson
    One cannot apply logic as an absolute where human beings are concerned. We are not beings of thought only.
  • A shared from The Way of Kings (The Stormlight Archive, Book 1) by Brandon Sanderson
    Yet, as anyone trained in formal inquiry knows, no supposition should be treated as axiomatic.
  • A shared from The First 90 Days, Updated and Expanded: Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and Smarter by Michael D. Watkins
    Create a plan for the resource conversation. Given what you need to do, what resources are absolutely needed? With fewer resources, what would you have to forgo? If you had more resources, what would the benefits be? Be sure to build the business case.
  • A shared from a Personal Document
    I mean, we are running Access in Wine in X11 on Linux in an isolated user account on our server slice that revision controls your Access database in git, and we’re displaying it using VNC in your web browser in Flash. People can’t possibly want that, but they need it, which is better.
  • A shared from a Personal Document
    but perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it. Those who, like you, have leadership thrust upon them, and take up the mantle because they must, and find to their own surprise that they wear it well.
  • A shared from a Personal Document
    I hope those who do know will forgive me for giving a short explanation, and allow their attention to wander freely.
  • A shared from Why nurses are bad at business in the NewStatesman section of New Statesman by Martha Gill
    But let’s cliché this down. Being innovative is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are . . . you probably aren’t.
  • A shared from True bromance in the Lifestyle section of New Statesman by David Walliams
    I think patriotism flourishes in opposition.
  • A shared from Ed Miliband's week: "It’s not the scale of our problems that concerns me so much as the smallness of our politics." in the Politics section of New Statesman by Ed Miliband
    "It’s not the scale of our problems that concerns me so much as the smallness of our politics."
  • A shared from a Personal Document
    But life can never be quite the same after you have upset a water-jug into an open jam-tart at the table of a comparative stranger. 
    Note: Says Psmith

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