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We offer the best in thinking–articles on the business of blogging written by the Successful and Outstanding Bloggers of Successful Blog. Click on the titles to enjoy each selection.
The Specials this Week are some of the best on the living web.
Cube Rules lives leadership. I said goodbye to my team and 3-4 others on the floor and headed on home twenty minutes after being laid off.
All of this, of course, happened a half hour after my wife, Kate, was laid off in a different building in a different department. There are times when working for the same company sucksâ€¦
Dorai Learn Log brings out A Robert Scoble interview with Tim Berners-Lee.
It involves serious study. It involves research. We need to study it as a huge complex system.
Jonathan Fields demonstrates doing for others is tricky business. â€œItâ€™s late, sweety,â€ I say, â€œwhatâ€™s the matter?â€ â€œIâ€™m scared, daddy,â€ comes the reply. â€œWhatâ€™s scaring you?â€ â€œThe crickets.â€ [we live on the 9th floor in the city, ainâ€™t no crickets, here] â€œIâ€™m scared theyâ€™re gonna jump out and get me,â€ she continues.
Legal Andrew offers an educated perspective. Many of the key issues for this topic are exactly what time counts as â€œhours worked.â€
Drew’s Marketing Minute offers a timely question (or two). I’m not talking about giving someone a pen or t-shirt with your logo on it. (You’re not doing that, are you?)
The Savvy Entrepreneur offers a thoughtful definition. . . . Filling the pipeline is the first stage in the Universal Marketing Cycle. If youâ€™re not actively filling your pipeline, your business will soon run dry. So what DOES filing the pipeline really mean?
Lorelle on WordPress takes a stand on translations. . . . I rarely give permission. Whoa! Does this sound like it goes against Lorelleâ€™s policy of open, transparent, fair, and equal communication and breaking down the language barriers? Nope. It is within my policies.
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Being Five is a longtime favorite of mine. Be sure to read the one for 12/04/07.
Sit back. Enjoy your read. Nachos and drinks will be right over. Stay as long as you like. No tips required. Comments appreciated.
Have a great weekend! See you when I’m home again!
–ME “Liz” Strauss