To My Burning Man Friends. I’ll Miss You. Come Back With Pictures.

My dear, dear Burning Man friends. By now you will be deep into packing mode. Or perhaps you're driving. Or maybe you're already on the Playa. I hear the first few days are the best if you know what you're doing. Uploaded with plasq's Skitch! For months you've agonized over your outfits, your gear list, …

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Dear Inner Monologue, Please Shut Up and Let Me Get on With it.

Is that inner monologue eating you up? Does the sense of "esprit d'escalier" plague you with the things you wish you'd thought to say the last time you encountered an ex-lover, current boss, or irritating friend? Many of us chatter to ourselves all the time coming up with great point/counterpoint dialogue to hash through past …

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Big Girl Branding. A Marketing Heroine With Balls. #BlogIn5

Yes you girl, you're the first. Not because you embody the perfect marketing blogger with soul and are my inspiration, but because you get it, you do it, and you make it look sexy. Oh, and you had the perfect blog post about your favorite bloggers. It was almost like you heard my call and …

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Those Who Do and Those Who Talk about it.

This year I vowed to do it more. No, I'm not talking about sex. Although, that might be more interesting. But maybe not. Actually, this year I vowed to write more and publicly. I started my blog in October and have slowly gained the courage and inspiration to blog regularly thanks mostly to the positive …

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.org Growth Strong in Down Economy

And now, for some good news. Not only is there growth in the .org domain (the third largest of the generic top-level domains) but it's accelerating. That's right, new domains grew by 7.6% in the first half of this year, more than doubling last year's first half of 3.2%. Check out the full story on …

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Netflix on Vacations. I Rest My Case.

Following last week's controversial article on "Why Vacations Matter" I discovered this one by one of my favorite business authors Daniel Pink. Clipped from: http://www.telegraph.co.uk (share this clip) In reviewing the Netflix holiday policy (or lack there of) he sheds a very important lens on the relationship between freedom and accountability. For instance, ever more …

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10 Reasons Why Vacations Matter

Wow, what’s with the furor about the first lady taking a vacation with her youngest daughter to Spain. After all she just went to Andalusia, a relatively inexpensive, unexplored by Americans, region in Spain (I wish she’d taken me with her). It’s not like she went to the South of France. Clipped from: http://www.monstersandcritics.com (share …

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