Archive for the ‘Misc’ category

how to be happy in business | what consumes me

June 6th, 2009

venn diagram by Bud Caddell
Bud Caddell (via Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/bud_caddell/3592960452/sizes/m/)

Thanks to LifeHacker (via Kottle), Bud Caddell has shown how to be happy in business by identifying (hopefully!) the area where what you love overlaps what you know overlaps what you can get paid for. I read about this some years back as practical advice one parent gave her child, but like the simplicty (and labels — what can I say, I love labels — they order my life 🙂 of Caddell’s venn diagram.

Transparency: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

May 15th, 2009

Wow! Some of the things I never think of, like where plastic trash goes — 20 billion lbs of it every year! Read this post on GOOD magazine’s blog, Transparency The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, to find out more. Very scary!

Ergonomic Workspace Planner, Workstation Installation Tool

April 5th, 2009

Off and on, I’ve been curious how my workspace stacks up in the ergonomics area. When I found a pointer to the Ergonomic Workspace Planner, Workstation Installation Tool, the time to check it out in earnest had come. Turns out my dimensions are very close to the recommended distances. Phew. Glad it worked out.