Friday, May 27, 2011

Idea Execution...

An organization that i highly recommend looking into is 99%. They offer many resources on all things ideas, design, workplace effectiveness, etc. This article from their website is a recap of things they discussed & learned at their annual conference.

There is some very insightful material in here. Again, a terrific group to follow and learn from.

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Swim Tips from Dave Scott

6 Time Ironman Champion Dave Scott gives 3 helpful tips for swim practice. This is done via video which certainly makes it more effective for understanding the proper mechanics of the drills.

Triathlon: Proper push off in the pool

This is an informative article on the proper push off in the pool portion of a triathlon. Any advantage in the pool is worthwhile. Having a video accompany it is even more helpful.

The dangerous effects of sitting...

Recently i have read or heard some startling new findings on the dangerous effects of sitting on health. It is surprising that after all these years research is now starting to show that "sitting all day" can lead to obesity and cardivascular issues.

Check out this very well designed article from Mashable on the deadly habit of sitting.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Apple doesn't fall far from the Steve...

With the recent news that Apple is now the World's most powerful brand this article by Brian X Chen of Wired was great timing. In this piece he is merely retelling insights from the original article posted in Fortune -- but regardless its an eye-opener about what goes on behind the scenes with top decision makers.