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Sink AND Swim

Yesterday I asked a question about attitudes toward individuals filing for bankruptcy protection.

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Financial Word Clouds

Catching up on reading this weekend and came across two great word clouds in Pat Allen's Rock The Boat Marketing blog.

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Old Age in America

My dear friend is going through end-of-life issues with her parents. Below I've pasted a missive she sent to me from her childhood home, where she's been helping out after her father collapsed.

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CAN-SPAM Clarity

The  recent Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision surprised me.  In it, the judges touted the "beneficial aspects" of email marketing. WOW.

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“I loved the way he used PowerPoint”

The anti-PPT bandwagon doesn't have room for another rider. My only addition to the chorus is that a bad PPT-based presentation is like a bad dog -- blame the owner! PPT isn't inherently bad, but, like Rotweiller, can be placed in the wrong hands and do real damage. I'd really like to hear from you about a presentation that thrived WITH the visual support.

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August Book Lust

I want to read (but haven't yet) these four books: The Myth of the Rational Market, The Ascent of Money, Guts: Combat, Hellraising, Cancer, Business Startups and Undying Love, and Habit. Please write a review or give me a thumbs up/down on these four if you read them already.

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Play Piano, Outrun Mean Dogs: All in your Brain

Turns out my parents could have saved the money they spent on a piano.  I could have learned to play almost as well in my imagination.

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Multi-tasking

At the risk of sounding antisocial, I wonder why texting and driving can't be an acquired skill. The brain is capable of so many things, why not this? In July 2009 a new computer AAA Foundation released a new computer program designed to help Baby Boomers retrain their brains and delay the impact of aging.

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Papal White Paper

Papal encyclicals don't normally hit my radar. But this summer, when the Vatican released what some called a papal white paper on economic globalization and ethics, I took note because of the subject and the fact that so many people ask me "What's a white paper?" Since so few white papers garner any publicity, I'm commenting on this one, released prior to the G8 meeting in Italy.

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When to Facebook, What to Facebook

With every new technology there are those who are already there, those who are in transition, and those who are defiant to it. Unfortunately time is not on your side, the new usually always beats out the old and even the most stoic convert eventually. Remember cell phones?

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