Search Results for 2009

Introducing... Me :)

By Carlin Comm posted on 2009-01-16 17:39:09

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Falling Forward!

By Carlin Comm posted on 2009-01-20 01:06:32

This started off as a reply to something else, and Chris (@mousewords) said I should share it, so I did! For anyone who doesn't know, Chris is the fantastic artist who is doing my cover art for my Desert Storm Diaries. Can't wait to show you guys! I' ... Click to read the rest

Facing the Giants

By Carlin Comm posted on 2009-01-20 08:40:01



Facing the Giants

Any time I think I might be a little tired, I ... Click to read the rest

Team Hoyt - Dick and Rick Hoyt

By Carlin Comm posted on 2009-01-20 08:57:07



Feel like quitting? Just a bit down today? Maybe not in the mood for going for a walk? Not anymore!

Carlin
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Ant City - Good Blueprint for Colony on Mars? :)

By Carlin Comm posted on 2009-01-23 23:51:33



Now if only we could teach Mars Rovers to dig like Ants... Or could we?

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Van Halen - Right Now

By Carlin Comm posted on 2009-01-24 05:39:35






Dont wanna wait til tomorrow,
Why put it off another day?
One more walk through problems,
Built up, and stand in our way , ... Click to read the rest

Do we really want This?

By Carlin Comm posted on 2009-01-27 05:12:49

"Pizza Hut. May I have your... "

Customer: "Hi, I'd like to order."

Operator: "May I have your NIDN first, sir?"

Customer: "My National ID Number, yeah, hold on, eh, it's 6102049998-45-54610."

Operator: "Thank you, Mr. Sheehan. I see you live at ... Click to read the rest

Seven steps to your best year yet - John Assaraf

By Carlin Comm posted on 2009-01-27 21:16:14







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How to Go from Thinking to Life Change By Dr. John C. Maxwell

By Carlin Comm posted on 2009-01-28 20:54:27

How to Go from Thinking to Life Change By Dr. John C. Maxwell

Step #1: When you change your thinking, you change your beliefs.
I am going to work you through a six-step process of how to change, and it begins with ... Click to read the rest

Anthony Robbins on Commitment

By Carlin Comm posted on 2009-01-29 18:49:31

"I believe life is constantly testing us for our level of commitment, and life's greatest rewards are reserved for those who demonstrate a never-ending commitment to act until they achieve. This level of resolve ca ... Click to read the rest

Portrait of an INTJ - Interested in why I tick?

By Carlin Comm posted on 2009-01-31 03:46:24

Portrait of an INTJ

Introverted iNtuitive Thinking Judging

(Introverted Intuition with Extraverted Thinki ... Click to read the rest

NASA and Google Launch Virtual Exploration of Mars

By Carlin Comm posted on 2009-02-03 02:00:16

Reposted from the NASA website here:
NASA Google Mars


Imagine traveling the surface of the Red Planet, observing millennia-old canyons or viewing Martian dust devils first h ... Click to read the rest

Putting this back on my Wish List!

By Carlin Comm posted on 2009-02-13 23:12:39



Video Clips of the STOL CH 750 Prototype



Based on the very popular STOL CH 701 design from Chris Heintz that was first int ... Click to read the rest

Og Mandino on Going the Extra Mile

By Carlin Comm posted on 2009-02-14 00:35:41

"Today, and every day, deliver more than you are getting paid to do. The victory of success will be half won when you learn the secret of putting out more than is expected in all that you do. Make yourself so valuable in your work that eventually you ... Click to read the rest

Moneysaving Tip: Bad Deals at Liquidation Sales

By Carlin Comm posted on 2009-02-14 19:22:18

By Jason Holland

Going out of business/ liquidation/ clearance sales can be opportunities to get great deals. But don't be tricked ... Click to read the rest

1976 Olympics gymnastics Shun Fujimoto

By Carlin Comm posted on 2009-02-15 02:39:05



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1976_Summer_Olympics

Japanese ... Click to read the rest

Top Gear - Reliant Robin space shuttle

By Carlin Comm posted on 2009-02-19 03:02:33



In this episode, Top Gear builds a Space Shuttle out of a small car. It actually pretty impressive.
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Fixing The Fence

By Carlin Comm posted on 2009-02-25 00:43:49

Three contractors are bidding to fix a broken fence at the
White House. One is from Chicago, another is from Tennessee,
and the third is from Minnesota.

All three go with a White House official to examine the
fence. The Minnesota contractor takes ou ... Click to read the rest

Practice Being Like a Child by Jim Rohn

By Carlin Comm posted on 2009-02-25 03:21:36

Remember the master teacher once said 2000 years ago, "Unless you can become like little children, your chances are zero, you haven't got a prayer." A major consideration for adults.

Be like children and remember there are four ways ... Click to read the rest

The Gettysburg Address

By Carlin Comm posted on 2009-03-02 20:44:11

There are actually five (or more) versions of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. This is the version that appears on the Lincoln Monument in Washington, D. C. and contains the words "under God." This term appears to be the most notable difference among th ... Click to read the rest

It's Fun to Know: Why You Should Be Swearing at Work

By Carlin Comm posted on 2009-03-10 16:18:05

A study by the U.K.-based Leadership and Organization Development Journal has found that so-called "social swearing" can boost workers' morale and productivity. The researchers claim that mild profanity, as opposed to hardcore vulgarity, app ... Click to read the rest

Angels in Indiana all hang out at the Big Wheel

By Carlin Comm posted on 2009-03-12 06:01:56

Just a cool story, my Auntie Ruthie sent me today.



In September 1960, I woke up one morning with six hungry children and just 75 cents in my pocket. Their father was gone. The boys ranged from three months to s ... Click to read the rest

The essence of being Canadian

By Carlin Comm posted on 2009-03-12 06:04:11

British newspaper article which captures the essence of being Canadian.



Remembrance Day is less than a month away, but I thought I'd share this e-mail with virtually everyone in my contacts list because it's very much worth reading. It ma ... Click to read the rest

The cure for despair by Dr. Joe Vitale

By Carlin Comm posted on 2009-03-12 06:08:30

During dinner the other night, one of the people in our group looked at me and asked the question I didn't want to hear --

"How did you become homeless?"

By now most people have heard my story
of being on the streets of Dallas in the late
197 ... Click to read the rest

Geoff Ramsey, CEO of eMarketer, on Being Positive

By Carlin Comm posted on 2009-03-12 08:15:19

Worth Quoting: Geoff Ramsey, CEO of eMarketer, on Being Positive

"Don't let yourself succumb to the pervasive negativity, which can easily become a self-fulfilling prophecy. In this economy, your business's or brand's market share may - or may not ... Click to read the rest

Carlin's unofficial guide to Personal Computers - 1997 edition!

By Carlin Comm posted on 2009-03-12 17:09:34

Yeah, Sure. That all sounds great. But what does it Really Mean??



There's nothing worse than buying something that you don't really understand. Especially when you think you're the only person in the store who isn't following that slick s ... Click to read the rest