Give me your card. I don’t have a card. I’m a secret bookstore. It would be ridiculous to have a card. Real Estate put me out. (…) It’s a continuation of just me being a bookseller the way I wanted to be. If it’s all about money, there’s just better things to sell.
Quote of the day: Breakthroughs, by very definition, only occur when assumptions are broken ~SHANE SNOW. CREATIVITY How to apply lateral thinking to your creative work, 99u FREEDOM With eye on Scotland, Catalonia hails its Secession bid, NYT PASSION How to live passionately –no matter your age, TED NETWORKING Does networking make you uncomfortable? Science of Us EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE You… View Post
Are we free to choose? The only way that has ever discovered to have a lot of people cooperate together voluntary is through the free market. And that’s why is so essential to preserving individual freedom. ~MILTON FREEDMAN. There was a time when I wanted to publish my book on my own. But it wasn’t a choice. There was a… View Post
Quote of the day: Ditch the dream and be a doer, not a dreamer. ~SHONDA RHIMES. WRITING Isocolon: Definition and example for writers, The Write Practice MARKETING How to use NoiseTrade Books, Jane Friedman CREATIVITY How creative geniuses come up with great ideas, Entrepreneur AMAZON A writer defends Amazon, Slate THE BRAIN Why walking helps us think, The New Yorker… View Post
Quote of the day: Marketing used to be what you say. Now, marketing is what you do. ~SETH GODIN. CREATIVITY The new rules of a creator’s life, Creative Something APPLE To trust or not to trust. That’s the question, Daring Fareball WINE Wine and exercise: a promising combination,The Atlantic 10 unconventional ways to open a wine bottle, Foodbeast NEW YORK… View Post
Quote of the day: Confusion is the sweet of learning. ~RHETT ALLAIN LEARNING Two common misconceptions about learning, Wired CREATIVITY How a walk can boost your creativity, Fast Company CURIOSITY Curiosity is as important as intelligence, HBR AGING Aging and the ability to enjoy the more simple things in life, NYT NUTRITION The benefits of eating a paleolithic diet,… View Post
Anthony Bourdain, an American chef and television personality, known for the TV show No reservations, wrote in his best-seller book called Kitchen Confidential that ‘mise-en-place is the religion of all good line cooks.’ Meez is mise-en-place: your set up, your station prep, your assembled ingredients and, to some extent, your state of mind. As a cook, your station, and its condition,… View Post