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Book Report: Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh, CEO Zappos.com

“Live in the Now.” Signed Tony on the inside flap of my copy of his new book after his on-stage conversation at the CM Summit, the ultimate marketing and technology conference put on by John Battelle and his team at … Continue reading

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resistance and self-doubt

From the War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles Self-doubt can be an ally. This is because it serves as an indicator of aspiration. It reflects love, love of something we dream of doing, and … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Public Speaker by Scott Berkun

I zoomed through this book in 2 days and it is a worthy read. A few of Scott’s pearls of wisdom… get the book for more insights: 1. There is apparently a lecture game called ‘ummmster’ where you drink every time … Continue reading

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my day at the Alternative Press Expo

Some flicks (before my phone died) from my afternoon at Comic-Con’s APE that’s taking place this weekend in SF. I saw some great drawings – and got suckered into way too many hand-made prints and cards. I loved it. This … Continue reading

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accelerando…

The Singularity. It is the era of the posthuman. Artificial intellegences have surpassed the limits of human intellect. Biotechnical beings have rendered people all but extinct. Molecular nanotechnology runs rampant, replicating and reprogramming at will. Co tact with extraterrestrial life … Continue reading

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Jpod by novelist Douglas Coupland

Looking for a great weekend read? Like gaming, technology, understand contemporary cubicle culture and appreciate the randomness of life? On my way home yesterday I stopped at Ricky’s Pancake Hut for a cheeseburger, fries and Coke. It’s not what I … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned

I love elephants. I have an obsession with them. They are pretty damn amazing creators. My friend once asked me this psychological test: What are your three favorite animals and 3 attributes why you love them. I don’t want to … Continue reading

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