- There's a business in my trash, a post by a furniture-maker who blogs on the New York Times small business blog, "Who's the Boss?" It's about recognizing that you're throwing away useful material every day--and prioritizing. Poetic and thoughtful.
- Sometimes the emptiness is all I see from Taylor Davidson brought me up short. I feel the same way about the space where the World Trade Center used to be; his empty spaces are in New Orleans. New ways of seeing keep your mind sharp and strategic. I like this kind of perspective.
- You can create screenshots of Twitter posts right from the address bar with this trick, shared by @SteveRubel and @labnol.
- New White House tradition (the post speech Tweet? starting shares the Boston Globe's perspective on the Obama administration's use of Twitter in the immediate wake of the President's speech on the oil spill this week.
- Voice coach Kate Peters shared a post on pausing and catching your breath when you speak, called Create a More Powerful Presence through Silence.
- Here's a handy post: FEMA, NOAA, Red Cross Offer Social Media Menu Of Tools For Public During Hurricane Season. Consider it an all-in-one menu of what can be done in social media for a seasonal (and emergency preparedness) issue. The Navy shared this post on Navy Ombudsman Social Media Handbook now available on slideshare, another good find.
Friday, June 18, 2010
I'm @dontgetcaught on Twitter, and spend much of my time there sharing good reads and leads that I think will be helpful to my followers. Here's what caught my eye in the week of June 14: