Unintentionally, this week’s curated awesome incorporates 2 articles that lean on 2 of the most well-known and, quite frankly, epic TV comedies of all time. Lessons we can learn from Friends and Seinfeld, plus Facebook “spying”, speed writing and the true value in risk.
- Why Taking a Risk is the Only Way to True Success The standard career path today is just about anything but “standard”. Why paving your own way with a likely-atypical approach may mean the most risk for you, yet produce the most security for your career.
- How to Write Fast (A Short Introduction to Speed Writing) This ties in well with our recent plea to consider blogging for your business even though you *think* you don’t have the time or writing chops. This article spells out a formula to writing fast and writing well.
- Facebook Allows Page Admins to Monitor Competition with “Pages to Watch” Module Test Keeping an eye on your competition is wise, but think twice before you utilize Facebook’s new “Page to Watch” module as those you are spying on, will be told you’re spying!
- A Simple Primer on Organizational Culture Why attempting to emulate the dynamic of the Friends crew might be the best goal for your organization, and why a “7th wheel” might kill the company’s mojo.
- How to Stop Procrastinating on your Goals using the Seinfeld Strategy This article discusses a completely different type of “Seinfeld Effect”. Namely, an approach that Jerry Seinfeld credits to conquering his procrastination, and dramatically impacting his comedic career.
Happy reading and happy weekend!