Topic: Moving from dumb nouns to awesome verbs.
This week, Dan and Merlin talk about the problem with Capital Letter Nouns; how real and specific verbs will always trounce Excellence, Effectiveness, and Mission Statements--even in the Best-of-Breed Pursuance of Five-Nines Quality Across The Enterprise.
They also look at transitive and intransitive flavors of "feasance," finding your keyboard's
Excellence Key, opting-in for The Johnson Treatment, lancing that actionable boil, and (as ever) shooting the obvious fish in the obvious barrel.
Links for this episode:
- Merlin Loves 1Password on Vimeo
- 5by5 Illustrated
- [SPONSOR] Squarespace (offer code: `fineformerlin`)
- [SPONSOR] 1Password (40% off everything for B2W listeners)
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- Urban Dictionary: johnson rod
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- MarsEdit 3 - Desktop blog editing for the Mac.
- malfeasance legal definition of malfeasance. malfeasance synonyms by the Free Online Law Dictionary.
- App Store - Squarespace for iOS
- Texas Instruments TI-99/4A - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
- Amazon.com: The Uncanny X-Men: An Origin Story (9781423142997): Rich Thomas, Storybook Art Group: Books
- Amazon.com: Uncanny X-Men Omnibus (v. 1) (9780785121015): Chris Claremont, Len Wein, Dave Cockrum, John Byrne: Books
- 5by5 | The Conversation #27: Missionless Statements
- IMAGE: Merlin's Giant X-Men Omnibus
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