- A Little Self-Promotion Doesn’t Hurt – Inc.com: At the beginning of this year, I decided to close down my business, CounterCrete, which specialized in custom concrete countertops, and got a job as a manager at a Target store.
- Spinning Art, or Money, Out of E-mail – NYTimes.com: In 1994, a 31-year-old journalist trying to expand her connections began hosting parties for other media people. She started out poring over mastheads, inviting editors at various publications by phone, then, in time, by fax.
- General Electric Plans to Invest US$2 Billion in China – Bloomberg.com: General Electric Co. plans to invest more than US$2 billion in China in technology and financial service ventures and research, adding 1,000 jobs in a country Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Immelt is targeting for growth.
- What to Do When You Lose Perspective – Entrepreneur.com: Why is it that when we need perspective the most, it’s incredibly hard to get? Last month, I wrote that I was in a lot of conversations about transitions.
- A Splog Isn’t A Type Of Monster … Technically – Saltywaffle.com: Social media seems to be creating stranger and stranger words. This Tuesday’s edition of Salty Waffle social media vocabulary has five new words as usual, but a couple of them might conjure images of monsters rather than elements of social media.