Raw Meat Allow me to oversimplify. People disagree about ends: Some people want to promote broader human flourishing, others want to preserve the status quo. People disagree about means: Some people think unfettered markets will best promote broader human flourishing, others think unfettered markets will best preserve the status quo. We have a nice two-by-two: people who want to promote human flourishing and think that unfettered markets are the best way to get there (libertarians), people who want to promote human flourishing and think that unfettered markets are an impediment (socialists), people who want to preserve the status quo and think unfettered markets are the best way to get there (capitalists), people who want to preserve the status quo and think unfettered markets are an impediment (statists). Both libertarians and capitalists will go around saying that unfettered markets are great.
Tim Ferriss — The 4-Hour Chef Hello, everyone — meet Tim Ferriss. You might know him from that time he set the Guinness World Record for the most consecutive tango spins in one minute on Live With Regis and Kelly. No? Well, how about for that time he won the USAWKF national Chinese kickboxing championship in '99? Okay, maybe not your thing. Are you into, y'know, the Internet?
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The Struggle Don't admit that your faith is weakDon't say that you feel like dyingLife's hard then it feels like diamondsYour home's just far too goneMuch too late to even feel like tryingCan't understand what I'm sayingCan't figure out what I'm implyingIf you feel you don't wanna be aliveYou feel just how I am— Lupe Fiasco, Beautiful Lasers Every entrepreneur starts her company with a clear vision for success. You will create an amazing environment and hire the smartest people to join you. Together you will build a beautiful product that delights customers and makes the world just a little bit better. It’s going to be absolutely awesome. Then, after working night and day to make your vision reality, you wake up to find that things did not go as planned.
The RANT - John Carlton's Official Blog Tuesday, 2:14pm Reno, NV “Are you going on this crazy voyage?” (Sailor in “King Kong”, 1933 version) Howdy… It’s high time for a little “public service” message here, for any marketer wanting to hire a freelance copywriter. Cuz it’s a jungle out there.
The Coming Meltdown in College Education & Why The Economy Won’t Get Better Any Time Soon This is what I see when i think about higher education in this country today: Remember the housing meltdown ? Tough to forget isn’t it. The formula for the housing boom and bust was simple.
The Man Who Broke Atlantic City - Magazine Don Johnson won nearly $6 million playing blackjack in one night, single-handedly decimating the monthly revenue of Atlantic City’s Tropicana casino. Not long before that, he’d taken the Borgata for $5 million and Caesars for $4 million. Here’s how he did it. Wilk Don Johnson finds it hard to remember the exact cards.
College for $99 a Month by Kevin Carey | Washington Monthly August 20, 2009 11:40 AMCollege for $99 a Month The next generation of online education could be great for students—and catastrophic for universities. By Kevin Carey Like millions of other Americans, Barbara Solvig lost her job this year.
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The Myth of Japan’s Failure DESPITE some small signs of optimism about the United States economy, unemployment is still high, and the country seems stalled. Time and again, Americans are told to look to as a warning of what the country might become if the right path is not followed, although there is intense disagreement about what that path might be. Here, for instance, is how the CNN analyst David Gergen has described Japan: “It’s now a very demoralized country and it has really been set back.”
How much does Social Media cost companies in 2011? UPDATE: If you would like to view my Social Media Consulting Rate Sheet to see what I charge for my services, please click here. Click here to get the 2012 Price Update to this post. Last February I wrote a post about the prices companies could expect to pay for basic social media services.
Top 50 Most Motivational People on the Web : Under30CEO 1.) Oprah Winfrey: Legendary business woman urging everyone to “Live Your Best Life” Oprah’s latest: Fill in the blank – the one thing I wished I had become is __. The one thing I will become is __.FacebookTwitter 2.) Tony Robbins: Peak Performance Coach Tony’s latest: 100 yr old Marathoner breaks record + 80 yr old champion takes to a new level watch: http://bit.ly/pjS5kO What limit can you break now?
How I Got 100,000+ New Email Subscribers In Under One Year Impossible? I did it in 11 months and 9 days with a niche site that solved a problem, but didn’t get a ton of traffic. The traffic I did get, subscribed, purchased, and told their friends that were looking for similar information. Magic?
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