Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Stupid Man Tricks

Sometimes life is frustrating. Schaefer's Blog has been running an interesting series of posts on failure, which The Common Man heartily endorses. Not failure. The articles. The articles on failure. Those are excellent. Schaefer explores the need to not look at the failure itself, but the underlying cause(s) of the failure, using the Columbia disaster as an example. The Common Man would also recommend reading Jared Diamond's follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize winning Guns, Germs, and Steel, Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed for similar thoughts.

Anyway, in honor of Schaefer's insight, and the frustration of failure that makes men want to bash their heads into the wall, The Common Man presents you with this:



Perhaps this man was being too literal. Larry Bird must be very proud.

1 comment:

Cameron Schaefer said...

Hey Mike,

Thanks so much for the link, really appreciate it. I'm so glad that you found such an educational video to post in my honor, hahaha! Enjoying your blog!