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My mother is a member of her neighborhood’s homeowners association. When I hear some of the tales of accidental Reply All’s, Blind Carbon Copy emails, misinterpreted tone and other email blunders, I wonder how something as basic as email etiquette is still the cause of so many misunderstandings. So, while cleaning out my press release folder, I came across this tip sheet from communication expert and author Roshini Rajkumar. It’s at least 10 months old, so a bit old for SUCCESS.com, but the information is always relevant. You can forward this to your board members, Mom.
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Jason Silva has been described as a modern day Timothy Leary, without all the drugs. The National Geographic filmmaker and host of the channel’s series Brain Games (premiering April 22) philosophizes on radical openness, exponential thinking and techno optimism in short videos he calls “Shots of Philosophical Espresso.” Yes, he really calls them that. And yes, they’re that caffeinated.
“Attention is the new oil,” Silva, 31, told an Austin South by Southwest Interactive audience in March. “It’s a limited resource, and it’s being devoured faster than ever before.” Continue reading “‘Attention is the new oil’”
REPURPOSING is so hot right now. At least if you’re on Pinterest or Tumblr, that is. If the most hardcore “upcyclers” are to be believed, there’s no such thing as trash anymore. These folks turn old yoga mats, washing machines, and even dumpsters into cool items with a new and clever use.