Why I’m Always Late

Ahhh, a “CLIP”: chronically late insane person. Explains a lot for me…

“The propensity of CLIPs to underestimate how long things take comes out of some habitual delusional optimism.”

Why I’m Always Late

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Christian Pizza

There’s so much to like about this article, including the commentary about zombie music, but this description of “Becky” coalesced my unease with this segment of the music industry.

“One station programmer told me that Becky is a forty-two-year-old soccer mom…She is the one who runs her household, the one with her finger on the radio knob, and she wants something positive to play in the minivan as she drives her kids to soccer practice…Becky is the quintessential Christian radio listener.”

Christian Pizza

 

In The Future, Our Attention Will Be Sold

A thoughtful commentary on the current iteration of social media that concludes with my takeaway for the next few months: to focus.

Focus is what generates long-term success. Focus leads to deeper and more meaningful relationships. Focus determines how well we can improve at something. Yet our current economy is constantly providing incentive away from focus and towards — whoa, did you see that video of the guy on the motorcycle who landed on the car? That was crazy!

In The Future, Our Attention Will Be Sold

Freshly Squeezed: The Truth About Orange Juice in Boxes

The entire process behind pasteurized orange juice is capped off by added fragrances tuned to people’s preferences. Well played, food industry.

Juice companies therefore hire flavor and fragrance companies, the same ones that formulate perfumes for Dior and Calvin Klein, to engineer flavor packs to add back to the juice to make it taste fresh.

Freshly Squeezed: The Truth About Orange Juice in Boxes