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Assorted Links Tuesday

Sometimes success is just about avoiding failure, what can we learn from a big boat stuck in a canal, and more.

Dane Carlson
Dane Carlson
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Assorted Links Tuesday
“Frank O’Connor, the Irish writer, tells in one of his books how, as a boy, he and his friends would make their way across the countryside, and when they came to an orchard wall that seemed too high and too doubtful to try, and too difficult to permit their voyage to continue, they took off their hats and tossed them over the wall—and then they had no choice but to follow them. This nation has tossed its cap over the wall of space, and we have no choice but to follow it.” - President Kennedy, November 21, 1963

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What can we learn from a big boat stuck in a canal?

Sometimes success is just about avoiding failure.

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What you need to know to write the best headlines.

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The timely and efficient delivery of mail is essential for keeping the U.S. economy humming and supply chains efficient.

US gasoline prices rose for 17 straight weeks as oil rallied.

Across the largest 50 cities, median rent has increased 175% faster than household incomes.


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Founder/Host of Econ Dev Show. By day: Director of Economic Development for Galveston County, Texas.