With all the noise overwhelming our lives and our social streams it’s easy to miss the good stuff. Here’s my effort to provide a little signal by curating some of the best/most interesting/funniest posts (and videos) I read during the month of May. I do the hard work so you don’t have to.
Real time vs. slow time – and a defense of sane work hours – 37 Signals (April)
What I Believe – Charlie Gilkey
Stop Waiting for Friday – I Can Read (Tumblr)
Free Online Community Management Resources On The Web – Richard Millington
How to Develop a Mobile Strategy – Jeremiah Owyang
Why Fail Fast is Bad Advice – Peter Kim
5 Reasons Why Free is Hurting Us All – John Jantsch
5 Ways Social Media Has Changed Marketing Campaigns – Heather Whaling
The New Normal of Work Includes Social Media – Amber Naslund
Why America is the No-Vacation Nation – A. Pawlowski
Open Letter to College Graduates – Scott Berkun
The #u30pro and I like David, Lauren & Scott a lot. They tolerate my ridiculousness. Check them out!
Jamie Varon & Nicole Antionette relaunched Shatterboxx and it’s super pretty.
Amber Lambke launched the shit out of Revolution.is
Diana Antholis created an excellent E-Guide on conquering your career.
Check out my interview with Mike Krass on tackling side projects to bolster your resume.
Potentially the Best Guitar Solo I’ve Ever Seen – John Butler Trio
A Special Graduation Message to the Class of 2001 – Drew Magary
Breathtaking 3D art paintings – Kristian Jeffrey
“Success in life is directly proportional to the number of awkward conversations you’re willing to have.” – Ramit Sethi
“The obsession with Cinco de Mayo is beyond me. I don’t need an excuse to drink beer and eat Mexican food.” – ME
“Your passion is what you love to do – your purpose is why the world loves you.” – Tim Sanders