Category Archives: etcetera

Moby Dick

I usually review fiction books on Goodreads, but I want to review Moby Dick as I read it, and I’m not sure Goodreads is the best place for that because it associates only one review with each book. The mister … Continue reading

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The power of nice: How to conquer the business world with kindness

Before I review this book, I need to level with you and tell you that I, myself, am painfully nice. Or, maybe considerate is a better word. Anyhow, I didn’t read this book to find out how to be nicer. … Continue reading

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A word (or three) about Twitter

Something came up recently that caused me to think about my whole Twitter strategy and focus. I think it’s important to be purposeful about the social media tools we use, and being purposeful is a good excuse for reflection, analysis, … Continue reading

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Social media in nonprofits and politics

Here’s a link to a podcast I did last summer (2010) in ENG 572 Social Media taught by Professor Gretchen Perbix . I’m posting this because I think it’s notable how things have changed in social media in just one … Continue reading

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Poke the Box

This morning, I read Poke the Box by Seth Godin. I bought it for my Kindle ($4.99). I read it in about 1.5 hours. It’s a quick read and a nice little motivation shot-in-the-arm. If you’ve read anything about or … Continue reading

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Why I feel much more sane now

To-do list (representative of every week of this semester):                   Current to-do list:                   I know, I know…it’s a paper to-do list. How old-fashioned. … Continue reading

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Interesting idea, IKEA

I know I’m not the only one who would rather eat glass than put together furniture from IKEA. But, that stuff fits our budget, and it’s not going to put itself together. Here’s a neat idea proposed by howcast and … Continue reading

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