Exam questions (yeah right)

Thanks to Angelika Poltz via John Niland for these… Q. Name the four seasons. A. Salt, pepper, mustard and vinegar Q. Explain one of the processes by which water can be made safe to drink. A. Flirtation makes water safe to drink because it removes large  pollutants like grit, sand, dead sheep and canoeists. Q. … Continued

The power of local eco projects

Another riveting TED talk on the value of local projects – to the bottom line, to the environment, to build skills. http://tinyurl.com/2f5qlf3

Advertising doesn’t always work

I know this is old but I came across it again and it made me smile. Seth Godin talked about standing out at TED.com in 2003. This is more relevant today than when he presented at TED.com in 2003 http://www.ted.com/talks/seth_godin_on_sliced_bread.html

Performance Evaluation translations

A keen analyst: Thoroughly confused. Accepts new job assignments willingly: Never finishes a job. Active socially: Drinks heavily. Alert to company developments: An office gossip. Approaches difficult problems with logic: Finds someone else to do the job. Average: Not too bright. Bridge builder: Likes to compromise. Character above reproach: Still one step ahead of the … Continued

The golden age of jargon is over – or is it? “low hanging fruit” is still popular http://ping.fm/AJEfa