Monthly Archives: October 2015

The 14 Points, and A Few Other Things I Learned from W. Edwards Deming

The W. Edwards Deming Institute. The standard of living that we enjoy is not determined by the reduction of costs but the increase in the quality of life. There’s also a big difference between putting out fires and increasing quality.

The 14 Points, and A Few Other Things I Learned from W. Edwards Deming

The W. Edwards Deming Institute. The standard of living that we enjoy is not determined by the reduction of costs but the increase in the quality of life. There’s also a big difference between putting out fires and increasing quality.

The Spill | Notes & Commentary

PBS Frontline. The Spill. October 26, 2010. Read: Furious Growth and Cost Cuts Led To BP Accidents Past and Present by ProPublica. Key quotes from the film: This is a story about ambition and its consequences. …there were charges that

The Spill | Notes & Commentary

PBS Frontline. The Spill. October 26, 2010. Read: Furious Growth and Cost Cuts Led To BP Accidents Past and Present by ProPublica. Key quotes from the film: This is a story about ambition and its consequences. …there were charges that

Paradigms | Notes

Joel Arthur Barker. Paradigms: The Business of Discovering the Future. HarperBusiness, 1992. (240 pages) FOREWORD: Three Keys to the Future They are Anticipation, Innovation, Excellence. (11) Excellence is no longer a competitive edge. It is the necessary price of entry.

Paradigms | Notes

Joel Arthur Barker. Paradigms: The Business of Discovering the Future. HarperBusiness, 1992. (240 pages) FOREWORD: Three Keys to the Future They are Anticipation, Innovation, Excellence. (11) Excellence is no longer a competitive edge. It is the necessary price of entry.

God And The Gay Christian | Notes & Critical Review

Matthew Vines. God and the Gay Christian: The Biblical Case in Support of Same-Sex Relationships. Convergent Books, 2014. (213 pages) Reclaiming Our Light – an Introduction My core argument in this book is not simply that some Bible passages have

God And The Gay Christian | Notes & Critical Review

Matthew Vines. God and the Gay Christian: The Biblical Case in Support of Same-Sex Relationships. Convergent Books, 2014. (213 pages) Reclaiming Our Light – an Introduction My core argument in this book is not simply that some Bible passages have

Prophet’s Prey | Reflections

Prophet’s Prey. October, 2015 [TV14] Watch trailer here. “Showtime documentary revealing the shocking life of notorious cult leader Warren Jeffs, and the FLDS Church, who through brainwashing and abuse seized control of his followers’ lives and an organization worth hundreds

Prophet’s Prey | Reflections

Prophet’s Prey. October, 2015 [TV14] Watch trailer here. “Showtime documentary revealing the shocking life of notorious cult leader Warren Jeffs, and the FLDS Church, who through brainwashing and abuse seized control of his followers’ lives and an organization worth hundreds

#Being13 | Review

http://www.cnn.com/being13 Like other programs on teens, this one has a bit of an ominous and cautionary tone highlighting mostly the negative side of social media; the use of the word “secret” is in alignment with the production. For parents and

#Being13 | Review

http://www.cnn.com/being13 Like other programs on teens, this one has a bit of an ominous and cautionary tone highlighting mostly the negative side of social media; the use of the word “secret” is in alignment with the production. For parents and

12 Angry Men | Reflections

12 Angry Men. 1957 [NR] 12 Angry Men is a dramatic depiction of a jury whose deliberations about a murder case set the stage for a variety of group dynamics and realities that emerge out of the human spirit. In

12 Angry Men | Reflections

12 Angry Men. 1957 [NR] 12 Angry Men is a dramatic depiction of a jury whose deliberations about a murder case set the stage for a variety of group dynamics and realities that emerge out of the human spirit. In

Enron: The Smartest Guys In The Room | Notes & Quotes

Enron: The Smartest Guys In The Room, 2005 [R] And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your own soul? Is anything worth more than your soul? – Matthew 16:26 (NLT) In light of the

Enron: The Smartest Guys In The Room | Notes & Quotes

Enron: The Smartest Guys In The Room, 2005 [R] And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your own soul? Is anything worth more than your soul? – Matthew 16:26 (NLT) In light of the