You're not lucky to have this job, they're lucky to have you. Every day, you invest a little bit of yourself into your work, and one of the biggest choices available to you is where you'll be making that investment.
Up until recently, there was no such thing as information overload, but with 24 hour news cycles, blogs, social networks, viral videos and more, it’s hard not to have your mind bogged down with news, messages, trivia and the like.
From the post: Have you noticed how obsessed we all are with getting things right? Not only that, but doing the right thing quicker and better than ever before. Everywhere you turn, there are books, magazines and blogs dedicated to making sure we have the secrets of success so we don’t screw up. In the face of all this rampant perfectionism, it’s easy to overlook the importance of being OK without getting it wrong now and then.
Google tacked another announcement onto a day full of them with an update to Google Wallet that lets you send money via Gmail. As the video explains there will be a dollar-sign icon for Gmail attachments.
Twitter has a message for everyone this Mother's Day: Stop using Twitter for once.
In a special Mother's Day ad posted online Friday, Twitter touts its service for helping users connect with everyone from politicians to musicians, but when the person in the video starts to type out a tweet saying happy mother's day to his mom, the narrator loses it: "What the f*ck are you doing? Give your mom a call!"
When I ask people at what age they feel they were (or are) the sharpest, it is shocking to me that no matter their current age – 20s, 50s, 80s – they always say their peak performance was 10, and often 20, years earlier. It does not have to be that way.