I really like the shared bookshelf at Shelfari.com — hence the new widget below my blog entries. Any other Shelfari users out there that would like to link as friends on their site? You can find my shelf by clicking this link.
If you spend all your time reading email instead of literature, you might want to try a little recreational reading in bite-sized bits. DailyLit.com sends books in serialized ‘episodes’ right to your email inbox. Each installment can be quickly consumed in as little as 5 minutes (and you already know you can access email from […]
The most approachable guy in the world — Scott Ginsberg (That Nametag Guy) has launched his latest and greatest project NametagTV.com! I know he’s been working hard on this project over the last year, and Scott has truly hit a homerun. NametagTV.com has four specific content channels: Sales, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, and Frontline. Each channel already […]
Great film from Nic Askew at Monday9am.tv (soon to be soulbiographies.com) that profiles marketing guru Seth Godin’s insights on “Curiosity.” While I am certain Seth has much more to say on the subject, and there is probably a lot of content that ended up on the proverbial cutting room floor, it’s a gorgeous little film […]
One thing.Just one thing. You stick to that and everything else don’t mean shit. I can’t think of a more pithy explanation of Ries and Trout’s manifesto on Positioning. Too many businesses fall prey to attempting to be all things to all people. Find the one thing and become the company (become the person) known […]
In a brilliant act of confronting Apple with its own words (and then making them eat those words) a YouTube user with the screen name “KeeptheiPhoneFree” created a video mashup of all the third-party iPhone software that was effectively rendered useless when Apple released the firmware update 1.1.1. The real act of brilliance was in […]
I am in the midst of reading “Group Genius, The Creative Power of Collaboration” by Keith Sawyer and came upon what might very well be one of my favorite chapters of the book, Chapter Five: Small Sparks. One of the quick stories of creative collaboration contained within has to do with the fact C.S. Lewis […]