Posts Tagged with "Commentary"

My First iMix: Summertime Mix July 2007

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

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  Summertime Mix July 2007 Playlist Notes: I don’t think you can find a set of songs so perfect for top-down cruisin’Well, iTunes version 6 or greater lets you click a playlist in your iTunes program and submit an iMix of the songs in there to be contained in the iTunes store. Here’s my first […]

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What Will You Quit Today?

Friday, May 25, 2007

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Local entrepreneur and Utah web-development consultant Matt Reinbold helped get Seth Godin here to Salt Lake City yesterday. In his book, the dip, Godin explains that quitting certain things is just as crucial to success as doing certain other things. Matt explains: The Dip, as Seth has labeled it, is that point at which more […]

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Yawn. You’re Still Stuck On That Web 2.0 Thing?

Monday, May 14, 2007

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It’s funny how we’re all so bored these days. We can’t settle down long enough for changes to actually occur. We’re already on to the next thing like crazed paparazzi looking for the next head-shorn celebrity to hassle and prod. It seemed like only a few hours ago that “Web 2.0” was hotter than Paris […]

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Re: Mormon Guy to Internet: Shut Up and Think A Minute

Friday, May 11, 2007

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This is a serious departure for me, and for the context of this blog, but I can’t help but forward on a link to Ken Jenning’s recent open letter to the media-consuming world to just take a breather and think for a second when it comes to the next Mormon joke heard ’round the Late […]

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Entrepreneur’s Quote

Thursday, May 3, 2007

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Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage. Niccolo Machiavelli

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Prediction: University.net — Subscription Model for Colleges and Universities

Wednesday, April 4, 2007

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Revised: 4/4/07 @ 1:34pm MST I saw a bumper-sticker the other day that said: “Education is what’s left over when you forgot everything you learned in school.” I have a problem with that. There’s no question that, in the flat world, education is becoming as much a commodity as cheap groceries, ipods, tax return services, […]

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Dot Com Hiring Frenzy Back?

Wednesday, April 4, 2007

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Thanks to CM Russell of RecruitingFly for pointing me to this USA Today article about the dot com recruiting craziness: “I remember the ’90s hiring boom, and I thought that was the peak. I would say this time hiring is even more aggressive,” says Barbara Massa, recruiting services director at EMC, an information management and […]

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Happiness Can Make You Rich?

Thursday, February 22, 2007

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Listening to the Power of Full Engagement this morning, I jotted down the following concerning developing a deep sense of purpose, and deriving happiness from it. “Income… doesn’t noticeably influence satisfaction with marriage, family, friendship or ourselves, all of which do predict a sense of well-being. In turn, happiness has been clearly associates with higher […]

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Twitter Me This – Why Hyper Connected People *Need* Twitter

Tuesday, February 13, 2007

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Last week, I had a rather enjoyable lunch with Jeff Barr, Chief Evangelist for Amazon Web Services (aws blog). He mentioned twitter as his way of “broadcasting” updates to his colleagues and acquaintances about what he’s up to. It’s a one-to-many way to broadcast what’s up in your life, and keep people informed about you […]

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Why Facebook Gets My Lovin’

Saturday, February 3, 2007

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I have a new desktop, and it’s NOT from google. Of all things, it’s a social networking site that actually delivers on the promise of what that means–a simple, fun way to keep tabs on people you know and people you care about. Yep, it’s Facebook. In the last few weeks, I’ve been so passionate […]

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