American McCarver: Bucky Effing Dent →
americanmccarver: In honor of the start of a Yanks/Red Sox series and because my last post was about my worst moment as a sports fan (and maybe because I like to piss off Red Sox fans), I’m going to tell you about my best moment. October, 1978. Junior year at my Catholic high school. Because the kids in my…
GFL #4: 6 Pages of Dicks →
kaisdavis: Welcome back to Grind for Life! This time around, @kaisdavis and @TokuNJT discuss the importance of identifying scope, strategies for plugging leaks, and context switching. I feel so lucky that I get to record these with Chris. Favorite episode so far. Not half as lucky as I feel…
I came across a policy statement, very well intentioned, that said...– Sir Ken Robinson, “Bring on the Learning Revolution”
Kai's Blog (@kaisdavis): Today Is Not The Day I... →
kaisdavis: There are a million things that could kill me while you read this sentence. Chances are they won’t. Monkey mind, lizard brain, and the good ol’ human condition keep telling me to keep my head down, tie my shoe laces with a strong knot, and not to take risks. Ask permission. Don’t make waves….
Kai's Blog (@kaisdavis): The List: Go Skydiving →
kaisdavis: It’s really easy to skydive: When the plane reaches 10,000 feet, they open the door. Stick your feet out of the plane. Rock forward. Rock Back. Rock forward. Fall. Why Skydiving? Because there’s no excuse for not taking every opportunity to live. I woke up this morning at 10:30am. I…
Correction, Kai said something dumb/awesome/funny on Twitter and Toku immediately snapped into action and now he has to record 40 episodes of Sandwich Cast. kaisdavis: Sandwich Cast #0 [Inaugural Smoothie Edition] Hello. Howdy. Welcome. This is the introduction to the Sandwich Cast. Enjoy.
In the 20th century, we came up with this idea of management. Management did not...– Dan Pink, “On the Surprising Science of Motivation”
This is not a feeling…I’m a lawyer, I don’t believe in...– Dan Pink, “On the Surprising Science of Motivation”
I’m bored” is a useless thing to say. I mean, you live in a great, big, vast...– (via kaisdavis)
merlin: (Deep) Inside Baseball Stay tuned. It’s...
I was floored,” Lisagor says. “I threw out a figure that was larger...– God I love Sandy… cc:@kaisdavis
If you want to go to the special Jackie Chan school where you gotta hold pots on...– Merlin Mann, “Toward Patterns in Creativity”
Kai's Blog (@kaisdavis): I Hate Canada: Episode 3,... →
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Sometimes, the rests are really as important as the notes.– Merlin Mann, Back to Work #15 - “Marionette of My Own Design”
What’s the last thing you ever fixed a problem with that helped 10,000...– Merlin Mann, Back to Work #14 - “Velocity of Disappointment”
We have a huge vested interested in education, partly because it is education...– Sir Ken Robinson, “Do Schools Kill Creativity?”, TED 2006.