[00:03]Combine the chopped eggs, herbs, celery and red
[00:07]onion in a large bowl, and season to taste with salt and pepper.
[00:14]Habits are a funny thing. We reach for them mindlessly,
[00:18]setting our brains on auto-pilot and relaxing into the
[00:21]unconscious comfort of familiar routine. "Not choice, but
[00:25]habit rules the unreflecting herd," William Wordsworth
[00:29]said in the 19th century.
[00:35]Though the hotel regularly moves the lounge furniture
[00:38]around, one table often has "a wide sofa that's perfect to
[00:43]curl up on and smooch."
[00:48]Even more, he said, he despises the people who "go to
[00:52]the gutter on either the right or the left, and hurl rocks at
[00:55]those in the center."
[01:00]In fact, the helicopter was so lightly damaged that it is
[01:03]being repaired so that the test can be repeated-but this
[01:07]time without the cushion-to obtain comparable data.
[01:17]His colleague, Michael Beer, says that far too many
[01:21]companies have applied reengineering in a mechanistic
[01:25]fashion, chopping out costs without giving sufficient
[01:28]thought to long-term profitability.
[01:34]At a formal dinner in a Beijing hotel last week, Israeli
[01:38]Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin toasted a rotund 72-year old
[01:43]at the table and offered a tribute: "Mr. Eisenber
[01:47]opened the doors to China for Israel."内容来自 听力课堂网：http://www.tingclass.net/show-8124-239263-1.html