Lance Armstrong Quote on Pain

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Pain is temporary, it may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.

Great Quote

Attributed to Vladimir Horowitz: If I don’t practice for a day, I know it. If I don’t practice for two days, my wife knows it. If I don’t practice for three days, the world knows it. and discovered here, an article in Fortune from 2006 about the secrets of greatness (practice and hard work).

Bob Ross returns with his despair black and hopeless brown

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And this time, he (or some one resembling him) is in the Netherlands, working for the Nobel Foundation to match young creatives with charities and non-profits: Good ol’ Titanium white… First discovered here.

Buried in these articles is a key to the monetization of social media…

Some nerdier than others, but I’ve printed these out and am thinking about them quite a bit… Friend Connect and the End of the Fragmentation Era Scaling a Microblogging Service How Stuff Spreads (4) The Bottle Glass Trick Can Social Networks Generate $1MM in Ad Revenue? 7 Rules for Investing in Start-Ups

ideablob spawns additional altruism

A couple of months ago, I wrote about Ideablob, an idea incubator of sorts developed by Advanta.  What appealed to be at the time was the “social” feature where site visitors could vote on ideas they like.  Now, it Advanta has hooked up with Kiva to spawn an impressive effort called Kiva Business for Business,….

7 Rules of Investments in Start-Ups from Kleiner Perkins

I try and keep up with a lot of different material related to the industry I’m in.  NetVibes has been a godsend for me, and today, I came across the following post from Don Dodge entitled “John Doerr of Kleiner Perkins and Mike Moritz of Sequoia investment rules.”  Now, I don’t know Don, but I….

Montage of exploding structures

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What goes up, must come down.

Tribeca Film Festival – Fighter

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Yahoo was kind enough to provide me with a pass to the Tribeca Film Festival on Friday the 25th.  Unfortunately client work got in the way of my ability to jet out of the office and rub elbows with anyone remotely famous at the activities during the day, but I did huff it across town….

Captain Jean-Luc Picard, USS Enterprise

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Need we say more?  A classic: Oh yes, saw him in Macbeth last night.  A stunning performance.