(via Here’s How the Major Airlines Determine When and How You Board) via @WiseBread
"The ‘single story’ principle means that there’s not the slightest difference between the spirit of what is said or expected from our team internally, to what is said to our investors, to what is said to our partners and clients or publicly to the press. If we say we stick to a certain principle, there’s no winking, or lip service, to *any* of our constituencies."
"Researchers from San Francisco State University, writing in the Journal of Consumer Culture, say that living in wealthier neighborhoods is linked to materialistic values and impulsive buying. Their survey of a representative sample of 3,000 people from nearly 2,000 ZIP codes around the U.S. showed that the higher a person’s neighborhood socioeconomic status, the more they exhibited these behaviors. For young people in wealthy city neighborhoods, the relationship was even stronger than for the survey group as a whole."
"It seems to be an immutable law of hydrodynamics that if something tastes good, it usually tastes better coming out of a mason jar. New York’s Intelligent Design Company is hoping that holds true, even for pour-over coffee."
— The Facebook message for the Mason Jar Coffeemaker is awesome
Co.Design - It seems to be an immutable law of hydrodynamics that…
Make sure to watch the whole video. A well done advertisement for a hair color.
"“The three C’s of leadership are consideration, caring, and courtesy. Be polite to everyone.”
— Brian Tracy"
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This is from January 2013 - but has really good suggestions for writing engaging blog posts. Worth a read.
"So if it comes down to an extra hour of training, or an extra hour to snooze before the alarm goes off, which should you choose? Definitely sleep, according to Charles H. Samuels, medical director at the Centre for Sleep and Human Performance in Calgary. “There is no argument here,” he says. “The choice between adequate recovery and training is always on the side of recovery.”"
"One of the greatest killers of change is the allure of the next big thing or the latest fad. You cannot be effective at creating change if you chase after every new idea, says Majer. “Building authentic competence takes time,” he says. “You must be willing to stick with one process if you are going to change.”"
Do you think this also applies to creating products and services that change human behviors?