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I love this quote from Helen Hayes:

“The expert in anything was once a beginner.”

Are your experts really the best candidates to develop and deliver training? 

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Business Strategy

One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing (1975)

We had a little trouble watching One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing, a badly, badly dated 1975 Disney film. It does not seem to have ever been issued on Region 1 DVD, so I picked up a used Region 2 copy which turned out to be very badly damaged. 777 more words

Unflattering Cultural Stereotypes

Who Is That Woman?

One of Dad’s stories was about his older brother, Tony. Tony worked as a guide for Intourist, which was the official state travel agency founded by Joseph Stalin and staffed by the Soviet secret police. 81 more words


Candleshoe (1977)

Here’s something you don’t know about me: I am Earth’s most gullible person. Years ago, when Daniel’s older brother and sister were smaller, we hosted family movie nights at our old house in Georgia twice a month for our friends. 800 more words


Night Flight (1933)

On toughening up pilots, John Barrymore has this to say, “softness, weakness means death.”

This star studded effort from Clarence Brown by way of MGM casts Barrymore as the head of an early aviation company delivering mail throughout South America. 618 more words

Daily Take

Cryptoquote Spoiler - 06/16/16

“Only the poet can look beyond the detail and see the whole picture.”   —   Helen Hayes

(Hopefully then, we all have a bit of the poet in us.  204 more words


Collection Update: May 2016

This month’s collection update is ALL books. Mid-month I scoped out a used bookstore I’d never been to while visiting my mom and, of course, was able to track down a few film-related books. 557 more words

Classic Film