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Choosing Between Making Money and Doing What You Love - Leonard A. Schlesinger, Charles F. Kiefer, and Paul B. Brown

Choosing Between Making Money and Doing What You Love - Leonard A. Schlesinger, Charles F. Kiefer, and Paul B. Brown
by Leonard A. Schlesinger, Charles F. Kiefer, and Paul B. “If you’re really passionate about what you do, but it’s not going to make you a lot of money, should you still do it?” What a great question! Inspiring. Based on the research we did for our book, we’re convinced that when you’re heading into the unknown, desire is all-important. And, it will help you persist. But, let’s be real. A friend of ours was hanging out at a bar with a few fellow professional musicians after a recording session, talking admiringly about another musician they all know. So this reader question attacks us straight on and says, in essence, “I have the desire, but I am pretty certain it’s not going to lead anywhere that’s monetarily profitable. Of course you should. Now let’s qualify the answer a bit: But even this doesn’t mean you can’t work on your passion a little — even if it’s just for 15 minutes a day. And you should! Why? We’re in favor of people being happy. Who knows?

Social media marketing landscape complicated How To Steal Like An Artist by Austin Kleon Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 Buy the book: Amazon | B&N | More… Here’s what a few folks have said about it: “Brilliant and real and true.”—Rosanne Cash“Filled with well-formed advice that applies to nearly any kind of work.”—“Immersing yourself in Steal Like An Artist is as fine an investment in the life of your mind as you can hope to make.” Read an excerpt below… Tags: steal like an artist

Il moto soft allunga la vita bastano 15 minuti al giorno Uno studio su Lancet indica che un quarto d'ora di attività fisica moderata ma costante è sufficiente per ottenere benefici significativi sulla salute: su 400mila volontari seguiti per 13 anni, si è vista una riduzione del rischio di mortalità generale del 14% e un aumento dell'aspettativa di vita in media di tre anni di ALESSIA MANFREDI CI sono i duri e puri, che non rinuncerebbero mai alla loro corsa serale, alla partita di tennis o alle vasche in piscina. E poi gli altri, che li invidiano, un po' ci provano e magari si stufano dopo poche settimane. Eppure, che l'esercizio fisico nel tempo libero riduca il rischio di molte malattie e aumenti lo stato di salute generale, ad ogni età, è arcinoto. Ma ora un nuovo studio pubblicato su Lancet rivela che non serve nulla di estremo o troppo difficile: bastano 15 minuti al giorno di attività modesta per ridurre il rischio di mortalità e aumentare l'aspettativa di vita. dal 1996 al 2008. Niente scuse, quindi.

Peer-to-peer Healthcare: Crazy. Crazy. Crazy. Obvious. Here’s my simple definition of peer-to-peer healthcare: Patients and caregivers know things — about themselves, about each other, about treatments — and they want to share what they know to help other people. Technology helps to surface and organize that knowledge to make it useful for as many people as possible. An idea whose time has come? Let’s think that through, beginning with an excerpt of Kevin Kelly’s post, The Natural History of a New Idea: The notion that ideas have lifecycles has many antecedents. The Natural History of a New Idea: 1) Outright wacko. 2) Odd but unproven. 3) True but trivial. 4) Obvious. Apply to your favorite example. I’ve seen this abbreviated to: “Crazy. Pew Internet’s research has documented people’s interest in sharing what they know (the first part of peer-to-peer healthcare). Other researchers take patients’ and caregivers’ knowledge to the next level to make it useful. 3) Elissa R. And finally: 4) Paul Wicks, Timothy E. But is that 100% true?

Sigma USA announces price and availability of DP3 Merrill Sigma USA has announced the price and availability of its DP3 Merrill large sensor, fixed lens compact. The camera will be available from March 2013 at an estimated street price of $999. It is nearly identical to the earlier DP Merrill models featuring the familiar 15x3MP APS-C Foveon X3 sensor, but with a 50mm (75mm equiv.) Press Release: RONKONKOMA, N.Y., Feb. 22, 2013 – Sigma Corporation of America, a leading researcher, developer, manufacturer and service provider of some of the world’s most impressive lines of lenses, cameras and flashes, has announced that its DP3 Merrill compact digital camera will be available in early March for the street price of $999. As the final camera in the Sigma DP Merrill lineup, the DP3 Merrill features a high-performance 50mm F2.8 lens, which is equivalent to 75mm on a 35mm SLR camera. “The trio of DP Merrill cameras is a complete compact camera tool set,” said Mark Amir-Hamzeh, president of Sigma Corporation of America.