Category: Pro Advice
The Meeting Sketch Idea Daily Cap
The Skipped Daily Cap (75)
Looking back over my Daily Caps, I discovered #75 (3/16/14) was never posted. And so it is, here and now and out of order, that post’s 15 minutes of fame…. Continue reading The Skipped Daily Cap (75)
The Professional Choice Daily Cap(s) (270)
The All In A Day’s Work Daily Cap(s) (207)
Just the facts, ma’am
In reading a work-related on-line article about effective presentations, one forwarded from our marketing department with professional development intent I’m sure, I found myself nodding in agreement and chuckling with one particular exerpt…
“Never Let Facts Speak for Themselves
Facts need interpretation. According to Mark Twain, “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” If you don’t believe this, tune in to the next political campaign. People can make facts and numbers mean almost anything. Interpret yours so that your listeners draw the same conclusions you intend.” Continue reading “Just the facts, ma’am”
Oh what a week
It (the week) ends on a Friday the 13th, the only one in 2011, BTW. Maybe that’s why the commute tonight was “driving” me crazy. Folks were coming to a complete stop to make a turn, people were pulling out of parking lots across 2 lanes and unable to get in line straight…so both lanes are blocked, drivers were leaving 200 car lengths between them and the guy/gal in front (all that does is let people cut-in uninhibited). Everyone was being superstitious…yeah, that’s it, superstitious!
But lets not talk about friggatriskaidekaphobia, no, lets speak of LID! Continue reading “Oh what a week”
Wetlands wanted, apply within
Got to tromps around in the mud this morning. Our UNT stadium pond project got its first glimpse at wetland restoration.
Adhering to a Standard
For those of you that can say “see how you are?”, this might help explain a bit why I am like I am sometimes….
Ms. Shirley’s algae farm
Facebooking for advice, my OFAIL (that’s One Favorite Aunt In Law, not literally “O-FAIL”…I maybe should think up another acronym huh?) has a recently built, do-it-yourself fish pond at her rural home. And now she has, yup, the dreaded algae.
Sight unseen, I think she has two issues here. One is her new fish pond has algae and the other is her new fish pond gets algae. Algae needs but 2 things to grow: sunlight and nutrients.