Anyone interested in leadership or management type stuff will find this post from Rosa very interesting
People only get to be your most important asset, when your relationship with them as their manager is one you both enjoy, and one in which you’ll both thrive, learning and growing together through thick and thin. So before you extend that job offer, ask yourself: Can I love them?
To much free time? Well now you can listen to some hotshots flap their gums via the TED conference.
The prestigious TED conference (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is a bit too pricey for my budget, but for the first time ever, they’ve opened up their talks to the public.
Both audio and video formats are available here, with speakers such as Julia Sweeney, Al Gore, David Pogue, and more. A great way to experience this excellent conference without shelling out the big fees to get there. — Wendy Boswell
Steve Rubel seems to suggest that we gain important insights from watching youtube and surfing the net….riiiiiight
This raises an important point. If you’re going to get engaged with social media world, you need to live in it. You need to carve out time to watch videos or to surf Flickr or go on an expedition in Second Life. This playtime is critical because it leads to insights which leads to big ideas and new ways of marketing.
Can you get things done with OneNote 12? big Larry thinks so…
One of the essential ideas in “GTD” is maintaining as few “collection buckets as you can get by with.” Within Office 12, the two programs that are most likely to be used as collection buckets are Outlook and OneNote; my premise is that while Outlook has “tasks,” OneNote is by far the superior program for managing them. In my system, Outlook is used for its Inbox, Calendar, and Contacts list, while OneNote is the central organizing tool.
Can you get things done on a Mac? O’Reilly thinks so…
I’m a journalist and a dad. I frequently need to make rapid notes and reminders of important tasks, dates, phone numbers, or URLs. I often get inspiration for new articles when I’m away from my computer, so I need to record those ideas, too.
I need something very simple, with extremely long battery life, resistant to damage by excitable two-year-olds, and easy to synchronize with the rest of my workflow.
I spent quite a while considering what hardware I could use to fulfill all these requirements. I have an ancient Palm III sitting in a drawer somewhere and briefly considered bringing it back to life. But that would be overkill. My needs are simple. And so is the solution.
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