This & That’s
Still working to turn some of my many partial articles into just a few completed articles. In the meantime, enjoy a few this and that’s . . .
A recent LinkedIn study shows that your name may be impacting your career. It seems to work for J.T. at Careerealism, and hopefully is working for me being listed as J Cleveland . . .
Chris Dixon uses his blog to describe the two kinds of people in the world . . .
Sales coach Jim Cathcart, via the SUCCESS Magazine blog gives us five tips for building better business relationships . . .
. . . and while we’re promoting numbered lists, we’ll go ahead and wrap with ‘14 Ways to Use Dryer Sheets that Have Nothing to Do with the Dryer,’ provided by Gizmondo.
We, we, we so excited it’s Friday (Friday), and we’re offering up a music and hate themed version of This & That’s . . .
Hypebot is a blog I am quickly falling in love with, with its music focus with enough tech and business writing to keep it interesting. And this post on 3 Things The Bug Me About #SXSW managed to cover all three . . .
Speaking of musicians and hate, Dave Grohl joins a growing list of musicians who hate ‘Glee’ and won’t license their music to the show. Already on the list are Kings of Leon drummer Nathan Followill, Damon Albarn of Gorillaz, and Slash of Guns and Roses . . .
. . . And finally, having Kenny G in the Super Bowl commercial for Audi that made fun of Kenny G was totally Kenny G’s idea.
While waiting on some editing for some upcoming projects, I decided to take a minute to produce another edition of This & That’s . . .
Over at ‘As A Dude Thinketh’, Chris Elliott writes a post that doesn’t say goals are stupid, but your goals just might be . . .
Through Chris Elliot’s blog, I stumbled upon an older post from Darren LaCroix, who says the secrets to him taking 9 years to be an overnight success was ‘stage time’.
Hold back you hat for Duke University and take a minute to read Success Magazine’s piece on Coach Mike Krzyzewski and building world-class teams . . .
As a person who lives in a neighborhood with no sidewalk, I can attest to this Wall Street Journal article on it being a war . . .
And we’re marking the passing of dialect coach Sam Chwat, who helped shape the speech patterns of a few actors, executives, and TV news people you may have heard of.
Trying to get back to fresh ideas and posts, but in the meantime, here’s another addition of This & That’s . . .
Mary Jo Asmus offers up ten little “ings” that improve your leadership . . .
The Evil HR Lady asks “Is your “diverse” team destroying itself . . .”
I’ve written about talented people getting away with bad behavior in the past, but Seth Godin’s blog post for the day reminds us that bad behavior is not an indicator of talent . . .
. . . and we go back a few month to a post I stumbled upon in my saved folder, with Nicholas Bate on 38 Ways To Get What You Want.
A new work week is here, a new four-pack of This & That’s await below . . .
Seth Godin may no longer be publishing books, but he’s still posting to his blog, and offers up thoughts on whether or not to put it all on the line, and the problems you may face . . .
Jealous of Ashton Kutcher’s millions of followers on Twitter? Details at Mashable on a study conducted at Northwestern University that determined that celebrities with millions of Twitter followers are mostly ignored, resulting in very little if any actual influence . . .
. . . and while we’re talking celebrities and Twitter, you will not be receiving updates from the green from your favorite golfers at the 2010 Ryder Cup, as U.S. captain Corey Pavin and European counterpart Colin Montgomerie have placed a ban on all social media posting to keep players focused on the actual three-day competition.
Lessons and learning seem to be the theme for the blog posts and stories I picked for today’s edition of ‘This & That’s . . .’
On his ‘Leadership & Learning Blog’, Kevin Eikenberry gives managers and leaders a great lesson in How to Deal with a Complacent Person . . .
On his ‘Three Star Leadership Blog’, Wally Bock offers up the difference between delegating work to your employees and dumping work on your employees . . .
When it comes to business and job creation, G.L. Hoffman at ‘What Would Dad Say’ says to “Show people it is ok to have moxy . . .”
. . . and finally, a high school in Cincinnati and a high school in Syracuse will teach us once and for all whether teens will buy carrots from a vending machine.
As I prep for what I expect to be a very hectic end of the week, I wanted to share a few ‘This & That’s’ just in case I can’t get in another post this week . . .
You can order this poster showcasing various business cards from fake employees from some of the fake companies you may love or hate from movies and TV shows you may love or hate . . .
One of my favorite blogs Dumb Little Man offers up sound advice with 10 Ways To Earn the Respect of Others . . .
Would Would Dad Say weighs in on how the New York Jets are handling their PR in the wake of mishandling relations with a female reporter, and highlights that they often write memos for how men should deal with women in the workplace, and rarely the other way around . . .
. . . and finally, if you’ve got a lot of spare time and an active Netflix account, maybe you can join the proud ranks of people who have rated over 50,000 movies.
I’m on a roll, getting in another session of ‘This & That’s’ as a third posts for the day . . .
Got goals? Want to share them with the world? Derek Sivers in a recent TED Talk says to keep your mouth shut . . .
Don’t let the lingo scare you away. You know enough to follow this excleent post on ‘9 Life Lessons From Texas Hold’em’ from Hunter Nuttall.com . . .
CAREEREALISM-Approved Expert, Andy Robinson offers up ‘An Action Tip for Dealing with Procrastination’ . . .
. . . and why not . . . we’ll wrap up with Lady Gaga’s meat dress.
I may not have had the time I want to proofread, spell check, and edit publish to my blog, but I am reading just about as many, if not more, thoughts and words from other blogs. So I’m bring to this newer blog of mine that pathetic link bait an old stand by post category of what and who I am reading, called This Or That’s.
The Endeavour offers up some thoughts on the true definition of faith . . .
Raptitude breaks down physicist Stephen Hawking suggestion that we stop bothering alien life forms with the equivalent of crank calls . . . for our own good . . .
Seth Godin offers a blog post that suggest maybe you are a little to sensitive and should refrain from jumping to conclusions . . .
CAREEREALISM is offering up a free webinar on Tuesday, May 4 that will help you plot out a sound plan for your career. I’m assuming you don’t have one of those . . .
And Peter Shankman gives us video evidence to show that despite all the chaos that cats bring to our lives, we surround ourselves with the demon creatures for one simple reason. And they tolerate us for one simple reason . . .