Tame Bear on July 19th, 2011

If we tend to think things are going from bad to worse, this video is clearly the antidote. Hans Rosling’s global health video — “200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes” — plots lifespan on the vertical axis, and income/wealth on the horizontal axis, animating data in realspace.

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Tame Bear on July 18th, 2011

My friend Patrick Griffin has published an excellent article titled “For Heaven’s Sake People… Don’t Be Afraid to Talk When Things Go Wrong!” It’s all about the lack of communication from “Just 2 Bucks A Month” (J2BAM) owner/admin Mike Chaundy, and the deep distrust this failure to communicate has sewn among the program’s membership. Like […]

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Tame Bear on July 9th, 2011

I thought I had seen all the Harry Potter movies. After all, my sweetie is a big fan and has them all on DVD. And we’ve gone to see them all in the theater too, right? Well… apparently not. For some reason — and neither of us are quite sure why — I have never […]

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Tame Bear on July 3rd, 2011

This post is about the simple process of business startup — spending money to make money. Some say it is possible to make money without spending any money, and frankly I don’t believe that’s possible. You will either spend time or money to get a business going, and most folks will tell you time is […]

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