Well, Ms. Coulter, you, and society, need to learn that being compared to people like me should be considered a badge of honor. No one overcomes more than we do and still loves life so much.John Franklin Stephens, a Special Olympics athlete and “global messenger” • Responding to Ann Coulter’s insensitive tweet about the presidential debate this week. “I wondered if you meant to degrade him as someone who is likely to receive bad health care, live in low grade housing with very little income and still manages to see life as a wonderful gift,” Stephens continued, “because, Ms. Coulter, that is who we are — and much, much more.” source
People have Plato’s form in their mind of what a leader is, or what a CEO is, and it is a bunch of elements that I really don’t conform to at all. I’ve given this a lot of thought, and I came to the conclusion that I don’t care.Twitter CEO Dick Costolo • Discussing why he’s not your average CEO by any stretch of the imagination. Shocker, right? Well, how many CEOs do you know that had a career in improvisational comedy before moving into the world of startups? Costolo only got into the game in an effort to fund his comedy career, then ended up selling three of his startups along the way, including FeedBurner, which Google bought for $100 million in 2007. Good piece from the New York Times, though it’s disappointing that the piece didn’t discuss the API controversy at length.