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How Amazon Plans to Give Indie Authors a Leg Up (Hint: There’s Cash Involved)
Would you like to see an SSoB class on self-publishing? I thought it would be easy as pie too. It is if you use certain services like www.FastPencil.com. If you want to use amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing, it’s a bit more dicey. Now you can publish can GET PAID. Let me know if you want a class in this. I’ve done it.
Integrating Amazon S3 With WordPress
geek out if you want. this gets pretty hardcore.
Facebook Is Making Us Miserable – Daniel Gulati – Harvard Business Review
OK schoolers, this article elaborates on something I feel constantly about social media. Here’s a quote. CONSUME THIS ARTICLE!
Leaving the risk of real physical harm aside, the issue with this constant “tabbing” between real-life tasks and Facebook is what economists and psychologists call “switching costs,” the loss in productivity associated with changing from one task to another. Famed author Dr. Srikumar Rao attributes mindfulness over multitasking as one of his ten steps to happiness at work. He argues that constant distractions lead to late and poor-quality output, negatively impacting our sense of self-worth.
At School in Cyberspace – Slide Show – NYTimes.com
Here’s a NYTimes slideshow about a cyberschool in TN.
Warning: 1 in 5 teenagers will experiment with art | Daniel Pink
Now THIS is great! Check out these posters.
LeaderLab » How Games Can Drive Work Engagement
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“We’re hardwired to enjoy games – they’re addictive, skill-building, and satisfying. So the question is: How can we integrate game concepts into our work lives to help us push ideas forward?
Wagner especially has helped me understand how important it is to game in a work environment. It’s POWERFUL.
You’ll Be Dead Soon – Carpe Diem « Steve Blank
Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.
One Question: 3 Game-Changing Responses | Ron Edmondson
Based on our last Own Your Brand Class, how do you think this question fits in the context of our FORM questions?
“With those I lead, my words carry a lot of weight. With these weighty words I’ve blown it and crushed people and on other occasions by God’s grace I’ve brought healing. But, I’ve found that some of the most intimate and helpful words that I’ve given to others come in the form of the question, “Would you share your story with me?”.”
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