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These articles and blog post seemed pretty relevant to me at 3AM…

Even if you haven’t proven that you are Market #86 news anchor material, you can easily look like it, with the launching of the online consignment shop TVNewsCloset.com

Farhad Manjoo from Slate.com makes a plea to corporate IT managers to free us from Internet Explorer 6 and browse how we want to browse at work

Brazen Careerist has relaunched itself as a social networking site that you might want to add to your already unmanageable list of social networking sites you belong to…

…and because of that, Lance Haun at Our HR Guy Blog lays out the good and the bad of Gen Y’s use and abuse of their social networking privileges

And the Bad Pitch Blog offers up five links to help you with your writing skills in order to help you with your idea pitching efforts…

Life has been a long set of hard and draining experiences lately, but I’m still moving forward, and hoping to continue helping you move forward also. While I’m editing some upcoming article, here are a few items that caught my attention…

A ‘new to me’ blog call client k has posted on the positive and negative power of creating drama

This story posting at Yahoo! News has all the proof you should need against people who insist on multitasking, saying they are awful at it

Nicholas Bate starts another 1-50 serious of posts today on ‘How To Be Brilliant.’ Number one may be the only one you really need

Under 30 CEO gives their take on how to motivate Gen Y to get their work done

And Tom Ziglar lets us read a letter from a friend with a message both us Christians and ‘us Christians’ need to soak in for a while…


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A quick list of quick hits to some of the blog posts I’ve scanned this morning…

How important are background checks? Reality Blurred has an post on how one guy who was formally charged with murdering his ex-wife has effectively killed (bad pun intended) the two VH1 reality shows he was cast for…
http://www.realityblurred.com/realitytv/archives/vh1/2009_Aug_20_jenkins_murder_producers

Michael Wade at Execupundit give a break down on who leaves a company and who tries to stick it out with bad management arrives…
http://www.execupundit.com/2009/08/bad-management-who-leaves-and-who-stays.html

Seth Godin gives us some insight on how effective screaming can and can’t be to getting you point across, and hints more toward the can’t side…
http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2009/08/willfully-ignorant-vs-aggressively-skeptical.html

Worried that your Twitter usage might be excessive and unnecessary? Mediabistro’s Webnewser blog has numbers from a Pear Analytics survey, stating that 40.55% of Tweets Are ‘Pointless Babble’ anyway…
http://www.mediabistro.com/webnewser/social_nets/pear_analytics_4055_of_tweets_are_pointless_babble_124444.asp?c=rss

And in a CDC study that seems to have stared at me through my window for a week, ‘lower extroversion’ is being found in adult video game players, noting that the average gamer is 35, fat and depressed…
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/32463904/ns/technology_and_science-games/



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To busy to write anything original, so here are a few links that caught my attention today…

Katic Couric’s blog breaks the new on thousands of cancellations in AARP memberships because of their backing of Obama health care reform…
http://www.cbsnews.com/blogs/2009/08/14/couricandco/entry5242190.shtml

Engadget has a post on texting making our kids dumber, and brings the science to back it up…
http://www.engadget.com/2009/08/13/texting-makes-kids-dumb-science-fact/

Mark Cuban is never afraid to speak his mind, and he’s speaking to your love America, saying the most patriotic thing you can do right now is whatever you can to get rich…
http://blogmaverick.com/2009/08/13/the-most-patriotic-thing-you-can-do/

Lifehacker is offering up links to great computer desktop wallpaper to help you organize your GTD workload…
http://lifehacker.com/5337496/wallpaper-roundup-getting-things-done-with-workflows-and-quadrants/gallery/

And Valerie Frankel attempts to curb her own negativity by following the program outlined in the book A Complaint Free World by Will Bowen
http://lifestyle.msn.com/your-life/reinvent-your-life/articlegh.aspx?cp-documentid=20985140&GT1=32036


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Some quick links to some interesting blogs post I encountered today, while ‘working…’

Guy Kawasaki reassures me that I’m not crazy…I’m just an entrepreneur…
http://blog.guykawasaki.com/2009/08/youre-not-crazy–youre-an-entrepreneur.html#axzz0O4wtzOvb

Think TQ gives you the secret to inexpensive health insurance…
http://www.thinktq.com/training/todaystq/tqs_todays_tq.cfm?date=2009-08-09

Ian’s Messy Desk has some great tips for dealing with slackers in the workplace…
http://www.ismckenzie.com/solving-workplace-people-problems-the-slacker/

Courtesy of BusinessPundit, information on the newly announced JetBlue $599 “All You Can Jet” pass, valid from September 8 through October 8…
http://www.businesspundit.com/jetblue-launches-all-you-can-fly-pass/

And for the stat freaks like myself, graphic visualization of Manhattan’s population by day versus Manhattan’s population by night…
http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/QRjDK5XMAl0/manhattans-population-by-day-vs-manhattans-population-by-night


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If you are like me,and have problems with keeping an inventory of your day, a site like Memiary.com will help you track your top five activities…
http://www.memiary.com/

Plus, Nicholas Bates shares with you 6 tips on how to focus…
http://nicholasbate.typepad.com/nicholas_bate/2008/11/how-to-focus-6.html

Now that you’ve got your focus back, here are 7 fitness tips to try out geared for those who truly spend there days working on the web, from Dumb Little Man…
http://www.dumblittleman.com/2008/10/7-important-fitness-tips-for-web.html

Finally, Malcolm Gladwell’s new book “Outliers : The Story of Success” will prove an interesting fact about those who find success, and may make you disregard Allen Iverson’s views on practice…
http://www.booksamillion.com/ncom/books?AID=42121&PID=1589558&isbn=9780316017923


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