Monday, June 20, 2011

5 for Monday - judicious reading

Time for #the5 for Monday!

“We’ve been lamenting the state of history since 1943,” she says, “and maybe even longer.”  
History helps create perspective. Akin to knowing the content in the context. Hence, knowing that the lack of history knowledge has been a long time issue is helpful.

"Growth exploded as soon as the company pulled its arguably spammy question battles feature from its home page" 
Games can provide guidelines on user interfaces, but as in the content within context (see above), for business networking, let's stick to business and put the games aside.

"where does the blood come from? It’s shocking, I know, but blood comes from PEOPLE"   makes the case! 
Scott Berkun makes a good a case for helping one another with a fundamental need that only you and I can provide. A money donation won't help.

"To help you stay up-to-date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention"  
How do you stay current with changes around you? I do it with judicious reading, Google alerts, pertinent RSS feeds and supplemented by having conversations with knowledgeable folks.

LinkedIn’s “Year in Review” app gives careerists everywhere another compelling reason to connect   
One of the key tools available today is LinkedIn. Are you on LinkedIn?

What can you share that you have learned?