Gustavo Ballvé on March 19th, 2009

Your skeptic mind is keeping you away from the best cocktail parties? This TED talk by Dr. Shermer of Skeptic.com could be your ticket out of this conundrum. Actually, getting invited to TED would be your best shot, but we’ll settle for humor.

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Gustavo Ballvé on March 19th, 2009

Mr. Harquail is a Professor of Organizational Theory and a member of several editorial boards, therefore responsible for evaluating other people’s research. In this post, he’s frustrated at how artificially complex people try to make their work, and reminds us that a tool is meant for a PURPOSE and not for its own sake. He […]

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Gustavo Ballvé on March 18th, 2009

Closing options are a very ambiguous thing. Sometimes it’s one of the most aggravating events, like in the case of serious illnesses or death. But it can also be very liberating, as noted by Sean Scully, an abstract painter: “One advantage of getting older is that you can see what possibilities are not open to […]

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Gustavo Ballvé on March 15th, 2009

A joint venture between an acupuncturist and a voodoo priest. Total scalability with zero marginal costs!

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Gustavo Ballvé on March 13th, 2009

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty” – Winston Churchill

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Gustavo Ballvé on March 12th, 2009

“In evaluating people, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if you don’t have the first, the other two will kill you.” – Warren Buffett

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