Photography is my hobby and my favorite store for supplies is B&H. They are owned and operated by an Orthodox Jewish family. Today happens to be Shabbat and they are closed from Friday afternoon till Saturday evening. Sometimes they are closed for days at a time during Jewish holidays as well. Yet, they have a loyal following of customers who will patiently wait to place … Continue reading Integrity is the ability to stand by an idea
I have a friend who for years at his job couldn’t get a promotion. Somehow in his team he was perceived as flaky and unreliable and not worthy. When he finally left the company and joined a new one he became a successful team member in a very short period of time. He is a respected contributor to his new employer. I myself was in … Continue reading On anti-loops
Breezing through your day at work is a recipe for stagnation. Any spare brain cycles you have at work should be spent on thinking about how to improve yourself and your project. The biggest lesson for me from 2011 is that change is good. Change forces you to step out of your comfort zone — and expands it. Change is an opportunity to learn about … Continue reading Happy New Year!
I always thought that no matter what you do there is always someone smarter or better than you. Ayn Rand, in Atlas Shrugged said: Look past the range of the moment, you who cry that you fear to compete with men of superior intelligence, that their mind is a threat to your livelihood, that the strong leave no chance to the weak in a market … Continue reading You can always learn from someone better than yourself