Posts Tagged ‘books’

what is CCD? “colony collapse disorder”

What is it about that title?
Hmmmm…….. ED Erectile dysfunction, RLS restless leg syndrome, ADD Attention deficit disorder.
One thing I have noticed about human nature is that we need to identify, label and vilify the “disorder” so that we can blame someone else, create a patented wonder drug complete with research funding to solve the problem, and of course get bailout funding.
Take for example, the other day I’m in Wal-mart sitting on a bench waiting for my lovely wife. I can hear on the pre-recorded background noise coming from the pharmacy that “dry mouth is a treatable condition”. I was shocked to hear the announcer say that “it might be treatable by sipping water or using [their product].” Go figure! Read the rest of this entry →


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06 2010

The Wisdom of Bees

From time immemorial, humans have been captivated by and inspired by the intriguing world of the bees.  This humble, fuzzy insect has taught us many lessons about industry, creativity and cooperation.  Onto the stage has stepped social psychologist and avid beekeeper Michael O’Malley with a new book, The Wisdom of Bees: What the Hive Can Teach Business about Leadership, Efficiency, and Growth. Read the rest of this entry →


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05 2010