Pantone 101 color match. Texas Dandelion. Apparently, you can eat the whole plant and it’s good for you.
The path to understanding how you’re special and how to leverage that is by watching other people.
Who we are comes so naturally to each of us that we don’t realize it’s special at first. We can’t tell what makes us different unless we compare ourselves to others.
Also, the thing that is special about us is usually extreme, and therefore also our downfall. It’s hard to see a downfall as an advantage. The best way to believe that you can do that for yourself is to see other people doing it.
The only thing, really, that helps you have a solid career is self-knowledge. No one can give that to you. They can only inspire you to give it to yourself.http://blog.penelopetrunk.com/2014/01/07/your-weird-behavior-is-the-key-to-finding-your-career-niche/
Do not expect people to tell you the truth because they also lie to themselves.The Four Agreements (via shaynthehero)
…still working on these every day….
It was obvious why our team wasn’t working: People didn’t trust each other. The result was a culture of obfuscation and backstabbing in which we achieved less than we were capable of achieving. Staff members and volunteers became disheartened and eventually left. The leader’s constant lies, no matter how insignificant they seemed to him, had caused a breakdown of integrity and trust in the organization, and without integrity and trust nothing worked.The Surprisingly Large Cost of Telling Small Lies - NYTimes.com
Those windows. (via Poppytalk: Hotel Style | The Line Hotel)
Any explanation I provide for the linked article will only rob you of the sound logic that this article explains.
In a nutshell: it discusses how easily we give up on the web, when we should actually see differences in supported features as an opportunity.
It is very true today, but this article could have been written 10 years ago without many alterations. That’s how important it is to read it.
So read it. Then follow the author on Twitter.
"It is entirely possible—nay, desirable—to use features long before they are supported in every browser. That’s how we move the web forward. If we waited until there was universal support for a feature before we used it, we’d still be using CSS 1.0 and HTML 2.0."