One, that each voice counts. And, two, that just as we benefit from the gifts of society, we are similarly beholden to give back in some way, no matter how small, no matter how immediate. Today is the first-ever Blog Action Day, where thousands of bloggers will unite to speak on the same topic–the environment–to their individual communities and, in doing so, unite all into a single worldwide community that numbers in the millions. I must confess that, while I care deeply about our environment, until I saw Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth, I never really understood the urgency to take charge. But, with a 6-year old daughter who’s future I care dearly about, Gore’s message really hit home. Within a week, I switched our home utilities over to green-power (wind & water), installed compact flourescent lightbulbs (CFLs) and purchased carbon credits to offset my family’s personal carbon footprint.
Thanks, as always for your wonderful energy! Steve Pavlina’s Personal Development Blog. Inside your skull is a massive supercomputer.
You own it free and clear. With its 100 billion neurons, and with a typical neuron linking to 1000 to 10,000 other neurons, your highly networked brain is incredibly powerful and capable. Pick up a simple object nearby like a pen or a spoon, and look at it. Turn it upside down. Spin it around. But what’s happening under the hood? Your brain even does some extra processing to compensate for the blind spot on the back of your retina. All of this processing happens subconsciously.
Even when you focus your attention upon it, you can’t consciously access what your visual cortex is doing. Your visual cortex is only about 1/200th of your brain. The truth is that this is a hopeless challenge. You may perceive the experience of thinking as a fairly linear process. The reality is that different patches of neurons are processing different thoughts in parallel at all times. What were the fill in the blank words? The Priming Effect.
Wake Up Tiger.
On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero. Top 50 Social Media Blogs of 2011. Social media is not just about setting up a page for your company on Facebook, or creating a personal profile on LinkedIn.
Social media is reshaping business as usual, and determining new ways of reaching out to consumers that were never possible before. The marketing and advertising industry has already been turned on its head by social media. If you want your company to ride this wave into the future, you need to get into the surf now! Check out these Top 50 Social Media Blogs of 2011 and learn from the best in the field the tips and tricks you need to make sure your company is making its presence known. 10 Social Media Blogs you Should be Following. As a follow up to 10 Young Entrepreneur Blogs you Should be Following I decided to write a similar post focusing instead on social media blogs.
Be on the lookout for: Mashable Mashable is the social media blog behemoth, one of the top 10 blogs on the web with over 2.4 million followers. It is what it says: “an online guide to social media.” Seth's Blog.