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Unknown, Unknowns: Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld once quipped “there are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not know. But there are also unknown unknowns – the ones we don’t know we don’t… Continue Reading
At the top of my summer reading list is The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt by T.J. Stiles , which won the 2010 Pulitzer Price for autobiography. I am amazed at the disparaging treatment the typical history book gives our founding industrial fathers. Often derided “robber barrons,” men like Vanderbilt – and… Continue Reading
Raise a glass: Its hard to believe that the July 4th Holiday is already here. If you live in the Philadelphia region and have never been, I urge you to visit the Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier, located in Philadelphia’s Washington Square. During the Revolution, the Square was used as a mass grave… Continue Reading
EMAIL DETOX. My name is Wally and I am an email-aholic. This week, based largely on the Four Hour Work Week email principles of Tim Ferriss, I began an email detox program. Early results: absolutely liberating. Email is was supposed to make us more efficient. Email is was supposed to free us from the confines… Continue Reading