Delta CEO on Subjects, Verbs and Objects
Quick NTY interview with the CEO of Delta Airlines, Richard Anderson, with good tidbits about leadership, (non-PowerPoint) communication and time management–including this little nugget:
Q. Are you a list keeper?
A. I use Moleskines. It’s just lists of things. Sometimes I’ll just sit down and write what I’m thinking about things, because I’m not a PowerPoint person. I’ll start at the upper left corner of the page and start writing, in complete thoughts, what I think. I have a long paper that I’m writing about our marketing strategy.
Improving Traffic Flow with Variable Tolls
The section of this article titled The No-Rush Hour in Southern California describes the variable pricing used on the 91 Express Lanes. Prices vary by hour of the day and day of the week (up to $1 per mile during peak times) which provide not only quick access for drivers, but a market-based test for identifying where more capacity is needed.
Never has the default SharePoint UI looked so good! As previously discussed, next on the list for implementation in the lab was Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, otherwise known as MOSS, which is now complete.
In addition, SharePoint Designer (now a free download) was added alongside to complete the Microsoft experience:
With this addition, the lab now has a robust range of web platforms suitable for experimentation.
Will Your Talent Pool Fix You Or Ruin You When Growth Returns?
From InformationWeek, this article highlights some good thinking about preparing for the growth period after the recession, thinking ahead about your talent pool, and taking advantage of growing markets like healthcare and green IT. Now is the time to prepare!
Daring Fireball: Obsession Times Voice
A talk with Merlin Mann about finding what you’re best at–or rather obsessed with–and building identity in this long tail world.