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Do The Right Thing, Wait To Get Fired

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I love this thought on doing the right thing from one of my fellow Googlers Chade-Meng Tan (AKA “Meng”). I saw it on a wall inside a Google office and happened to think about it today as it is a sticky idea.

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June 18, 2013 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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Ideas For Healthier Remote Working

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These days, nearly all of us are remote workers at some point (if not every day). Sometimes, we tend to get caught up in the amazing benefits that come with the lifestyle but can also forget about our health in the process.

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June 11, 2013 Author Guest Author In Inspiration
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More Than Half Of Americans Now Own A Smartphone

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Not that this should surprise anyone, but PEW just released research sharing a majority of Americans now own a smartphone of some kind. A quick summary of their findings from their site:

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June 5, 2013 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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Getting Visual: Your Secret Weapon For Storytelling & Persuasion

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In a world increasingly saturated with data and information, visualizations are a potent way to break through the clutter, tell your story and persuade people to action. Raw statistics by themselves are fine.

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June 4, 2013 Author Adam Singer In Digital Marketing and PR
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Your Parents Were Wrong: Talk To Strangers, Embrace Strangeness

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This morning I watched a TED Talk from Maria Bezaitis, an engineer at Intel, on the importance of seeking out strangeness: both personally and professionally. It’s funny because most of us are taught to “not talk to strangers” growing up.

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June 2, 2013 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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Mailing A Letter Is An Irrelevant “Skill,” Programming Is The New Literacy

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A writer on ReadWriteWeb published a post this week lamenting the fact that his teenage son doesn’t know how to mail a letter. In his post, the writer also “blamed technology” for this.

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May 29, 2013 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits