Links for Wednesday, September 12, 2007
- Anne Zelenka: Thinking with the Web Mind – “The hard part about living in the future is trying to time travel back to where most other people are living.“
- Web Worker Daily: Rising Email Immunity Leads to Conflict over Email Etiquette – “Email immunity is unevenly distributed — some people have become almost entirely immune while others still treat it as a privileged and prioritized channel. Plus, entire generations are less susceptible to email communications: many twentysomethings and teenagers prefer instant messaging and texting.“
- Mark Simon: Ditch the Lunatic Web Content Crazes – “There are more harebrained, half-baked content schemes on the web than ever, and at least 90% of them will fail. “
- johnplaceonline.com: 21 Critical Life Lessons You Didn’t Learn in School – “14. Passion: School sharpens skills, but seldom taps into your most powerful reserve of all: Passion. If you want to be happy at the top of Maslow’s pyramid, find a job you love.” – Print this out, tape it to the refrigerator, force it upon your children. Via Mike.
- Seattle P-I: Entrepreneurs Get a Quick Crack at Pitching to Investors – “With just five minutes to convince investors of the moneymaking possibilities of their companies, a few entrepreneurs in the preliminary rounds ran out of time before they could finish their slide shows.“
- MadConomist.com: Is Hef Really Having a Better Time at the Playboy Mansion Than You Are at Home? – “If you truly desire success, you cannot run off thinking it’s built on fame, money and power. Because it isn’t. Some of the richest people I’ve met are also the most miserable. No matter where they are, they’re convinced the “real” party is across town. And they weren’t invited.“