Beyond Success – Chapter 2 JOHN WOODEN'S SEVEN-POINT CREED 1. Be true to yourself. 2. Make friendship a fine art. 3. Make each day your masterpiece. 4. Build a shelter against a rainy day. 5. Help others. 6. Drink deeply from good books. 7. Pray for guidance and give thanks for your blessings every day.… Read More


Key Xing Still Rocks!! Yes, I know I already wrote about this, but I had to reiterate it. I put in a feature request to John Scalo of LumaCode about 3 weeks ago. He immediately wrote back with some questions on how I would use it to clarify my request. Well, as luck would have… Read More


Beyond Success – Chapter 1 “No one knows when each team member will have the greatest impact: the greatest element in stardom is the rest of the team.” — An excerpt from, “Beyond Success” by Brian D. Biro.… Read More


An Irish Wish MAY THERE ALWAYS BE WORK FOR YOUR HANDS TO DO; MAY YOUR PURSE ALWAYS HOLD A COIN OR TWO; MAY THE SUN ALWAYS SHINE ON YOUR WINDOWPANE; MAY A RAINBOW BE CERTAIN TO FOLLOW EACH RAIN; MAY THE HAND OF A FRIEND ALWAYS BE NEAR YOU; MAY GOD FILL YOUR HEART WITH… Read More


Will Durant. “One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say.” [Quotes of the Day] [Finklea.com]… Read More


OS X comes with a list of all the words in Webster's 2nd International Dictionary (234,936 of them to be precise). These words can be found in the file /usr/share/dict/words. I find it useful to search this list if I'm not sure how spell a given word by using the following command: % more /usr/share/dict/words… Read More


Making Radio Fly Yesterday, after helping a friend install Radio on XP, I realized how blazingly fast his usage was versus mine. I had read that there were some 'issues' with using Radio server on the same Mac that you browse from, but even when I switched from IE to Chimera, the speed up was… Read More


Grasping XML A great resource for XML and XSLT tutorials can be found at: http://www.xfront.com/ A Gentle Introduction to XSLT through HTML Templates can be found in the collection here.… Read More


Rescuing XSLT from Niche Status. XSLT is one of the most exciting technologies to come out of the XML family. Unfortunately, its incredible power and associated complexity can be overwhelming to new users preventing many from experimenting with it or causing them to quickly give up in disgust. In fact, unless the method of teaching… Read More


Beyond Success “As we communicate the vision we have for others and the expectations we hold for them, we create an almost magnetic pull that draws them in the direction of those expectations.” — An excerpt from, “Beyond Success” by Brian D. Biro. The 15 Secrets to Effective Leadership and Life based on legendary Coach… Read More