Monthly Archive for July, 2012

Definitions: Architect vs Engineer vs Contractor

An Architect is said to be a man who knows a great deal about very little and who goes along knowing more and more about less and less until finally he knows practically everything about nothing.

An Engineer, on the other hand, is a man who knows a very little about a great deal and keeps knowing less and less about more and more until he knows practically nothing about everything.

A Contractor starts out knowing practically everything about everything, but ends by knowing nothing about anything, due to his association with Architects and Engineers.

Click on the hyperlink for more engineering humour.

Ignore this to do list!

Two Lists You Should Look at Every Morning

List 1: Your Focus List (the road ahead)What are you trying to achieve? What makes you happy? What’s important to you? Design your time around those things. Because time is your one limited resource and no matter how hard you try you can’t work 25/8.

List 2: Your Ignore List (the distractions)

To succeed in using your time wisely, you have to ask the equally important but often avoided complementary questions: what are you willing not to achieve? What doesn’t make you happy? What’s not important to you? What gets in the way?

Want to read more, click on the hyperlinked header for the full length article sent to me courtesy of Andrew Powell of Montreal, Canada.



Stockholm Presentation

Now this sure beats a Powerpoint Presentation!

Thank you to Peter Wilson of Oz Cakes for forwarding it to me!