Monday, September 03, 2007

"Success and its hand-in-glove partner, failure, are equally difficult to handle, and everyone has to deal with both in different quantities in their lifetimes." Sir George Martin

"Nothing important, or meaningful, or beautiful, or interesting, or great ever came out of imitations. The thing that is really hard is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself." Anna Quindlen

"Every time you make a step toward your goal - by practicing, performing, and finally accomplishing one that you wanted to accomplish - you build on your success." Chick Corea

Back to school

Suggested reading for the new semester; two books worth your bandwidth:

Marketing That Works - Lodish, Morgan & Archambeau - Amazon info here.

The Myths of Innovation - Berkun - Amazon info here.

You did read Lynn Hirschberg, right? Important reading. Catch up with the class here.

Bonus: More images from the graveyard of the stars, Fred Winston, again, loose with a camera in Chicago's famous Waveland (Graceland) cemetery here.

Classic read: The Last Question by Isaac Asimov

Tonight's image: Cocktail Time Baby by Thomas Hawk. Thank you very much! Cheers!