By Eric Raymond
Published Sept. 7, 2004 - Rejecting both the left and the right, ERIC RAYMOND
tells us, "Terrorists have made themselves outlaws
from the moral community of mankind, to be dealt
with as rabid dogs are." Read his Anti-Idiotarian
By Jerry Colonna
Published Sept. 7, 2004 - Diversity, that of personality and style, is critically undervalued by even the most egalitarian of organizations. JERRY COLONNA, one of Forbes' Best VCs in the Country and one of the 25 most generous young Americans according to Worth, shares a personal story about the value of misfits.
By Mike Smock
Published Sept. 7, 2004 - Mike's rules may just spark a business revolution. Keep secrets! Don't tout your achievements! Stay under the radar. Don't take money from strangers. Be ruthless! MIKE SMOCK offers his collection of practical truths on honest American entrepreneurship. Build meaningful, profitable organizations that strive to attract customers, not investors, and build loyalty, not headc
By Al Gore
Published Sept. 7, 2004 - "What would Benjamin Franklin think of President Bush’s
assertion that he has the inherent power…to launch an invasion?" The U.S. is now in a permanent state of war, says Al Gore, former vice-president of the United States. Read his biting assessment of the Bush administration's trespass of our trust and our liberty.
By Bruce Kasanoff
Published Sept. 7, 2004 - Your customers don't want more, they want LESS! Kasanoff uses examples to point out the mind-twistingly frustrating customer experiences that have become commonplace in today's corporations. Improve your customers' lives: Clone your best people! Anticipate your customers' needs! Make a don't-do list! (Item #1, don't ask for your customers' account number three times in one call!)
By Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
Published Sept. 7, 2004 - According to Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, not only are high-protein low-carb diets unlikely to be effective tools for keeping the weight off, but they be harmful to your health. Meat protein-heavy diets such as Atkins have been shown to dramatically increase susceptibility to colon cancer, heart disease, kidney