Story-driven data analysis – @HarvardBiz

Here’s an interesting post from the HBR Blog Network on how story-telling and data analysis work hand-in-hand. The researchers, Judy Bayer and Marie Taillard, used Grounded Theory techniques to create a narrative that delivered insight while remaining grounded in the data.   Image credit: <a href=’http://www.123rf.com/photo_11315942_open-book.html’>edhar / 123RF Stock Photo</a>

Feel the rapture of being alive – @mikepegg1

I’ve just come across this short interview with Joseph Campbell, posted by Mike Pegg on the Positive Spirit blog. Sound advice for living.  An essential perspective for writers. More insight from Mike, here.

Capitalism

A brief overview, courtesy of Kurt…

The 3 Cs of Business Plans

Crafting a business plan can be hard enough when the audience is internal.  When you are taking it outside, to raise funds – either equity investment or bank borrowing – it can seem so much worse.  Getting resources from others is about creating confidence.  Does the person with the money have confidence in you and […]

Myers-Briggs-Potter

From Imgur, via Prospero’s World…

You’re just not my type

In search of the font of all knowledge? This fantastic animation from Ben Barrett-Forrest gives a brief History of Typography: There is also a commentary on the animation on the dezeen.com website, here. Seekers after greater knowledge could also check out The Elements of Graphic Design by Alex W. White which I’m currently reading; a […]

You’re just not my type

In search of the font of all knowledge? This fantastic animation from Ben Barrett-Forrest gives a brief History of Typography: There is also a commentary on the animation on the dezeen.com website, here. Seekers after greater knowledge could also check out The Elements of Graphic Design by Alex W. White which I’m currently reading; a […]

The collective wisdom of individual ignorance

From Michael Wade at execupundit.com, this great quote: “I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance”  Thomas Carlyle  Carlyle was a Scots philosopher and commentator who coined the phrase, “dismal science”. Sage words for the age of crowd-sourcing. Technorati Tags: Execupundit.com,Thomas Carlyle,Michael Wade,Hive Mind,crowd-sourcing

The living stone of Gaudi’s Barcelona

via Pinterest.

The living stone of Gaudi’s Barcelona

via Pinterest.

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