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Long-term, if you’re really trying to get the most out of people, you got to build people up not tear them down. And I think that’s something that I learned about not just myself but other people. That you’re really trying to get inside someone’s heart and soul and bind them to what it is you together are trying to accomplish.
On NPR’s TED Radio Hour, four-star general Stanley McChrystal considers the intricacies and essential humanity of great leadership. David Foster Wallace captured this best when he wrote“A leader’s real ‘authority’ is a power you voluntarily give him, and you grant him this authority not with resentment or resignation but happily.” (via explore-blog)

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Weekend Activities.

Music Hall Rooftop

amandasweet106:

Every TUESDAY!!
HASH TAGS & TYPOS

The actor’s open mic!!

314 e Baltimore, detroit

$5 

9 pm!

trappinwiththeoracle:

Rise and shine! One of the featured murals from #thez on A+CD. Catch Ep. 2 this Thursday @3:13 on dayleebaysis.com/webseries. Artist: #Gaia Piece: #EndlessFrontier #artculturedetroit #art #culture #detroit #webseries #ny #baltimore

trappinwiththeoracle:

Art + Culture Detroit is an all new #webseries that focuses on the urban culture and art scene of The D. Two natives of the city are the guides and commentate on the happenings. #artculturedetroit Ep. 2 airs Thursday (every third Thursday) on dayleebaysis.com/webseries. #art #culture #detroit #artshow #thez #everythirdthursday #international #artists #spraypaint #parkinggarage #city #home

upnorthtrips:

Happy 46th, Barry.

trappinwiththeoracle:

Where I’ll be this Friday night! I’m custom making my 80’s outfit so I’m super excited. Come check it out! @dayleebaysis #party #eighties #nineties #summer #detroit #dance #oldschool #clothes #hype

A+CD x Z Parking Garage — “nobody’s looking at art like this!”

drink vernor’s ginger ale

explore-blog:

The Art of Self-Renewal, a timeless 1964 field guide to keeping your company and your soul vibrantly alive –  a must-read as much for entrepreneurs and leaders seeking to infuse their organizations with ongoing vitality as it is for all of us as individuals, on our private trajectories of self-transcendence and personal growth.

vicemag:

Sarah Shoenfeld Makes Art by Dropping Drugs onto Film Negatives

That big photo in the middle is a sample of speed. It was mixed with water and then dropped from a pipette onto an exposed film negative. It was then allowed to react with the light sensitive silver halide particles to create a visual impression of its own chemical make-up. These almost photos were made by the Berlin artist Sarah Schoenfeld, who says she’s been interested in depicting the undepictable since she was a child. “First I wanted to be a musician,” she told me over the phone. “But then I became more interested in how things look. Now I’m always looking for ways to make the internal, visual.”

These are lofty words, but then how do you render a narcotic event visually, without resorting to tacky drawings? Looking at it this way, her drug series All You Can Feel, nails the line between artistic depiction and scientific analysis, while somehow capturing something of the drug’s psychological effect. So I called Sarah up to say well done, and ask how she got the feelings so right.

VICE: Hi Sarah, that image of speed somehow looks the way speed feels. How did you do that?
Sarah Shoenfeld: Well, I didn’t think that when I first produced the work, but after I published the book (also called All You Can Feel) a lot of people said yes, this is how it feels. And what was really interesting is that I got a call from a drug rehabilitation center and they said that they had run their own little experiment. Without explaining the images, they had shown the book to their patients and asked them to pick a favorite. Every single one of them chose their drug of dependence, with 100 percent accuracy. Even the secretary who only ever drank coffee chose caffeine.

Wow. So how do you explain that?

Well if I had to say, maybe it’s that our understanding of reality is already shaped by our technology. We have these feelings, but don’t realize that they’re created by the things around us. So we think our feelings are our own, but here we recognize where those feelings came from. But I don’t know. I also like the idea that it’s not explainable.

Do you get asked to explain that a lot? Your answer felt suspiciously accurate.
No, most media people just ask where I got the drugs. And it’s like come on. I live in Berlin, I just buy them. Do we need to talk about it? Because you know, LSD was legal until everyone started talking about it.

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