I think it’s easy to get so distracted by the “busy-ness” of our businesses that we forget our purpose, our mission, or the vision for our life and who we hope to be. Read more »
Many times, we want to find ways to give back, be more socially responsible, or make our lives more about service, but running a business can make it seem impossible to find the time to do anything other than the task immediately in front of us.
How can we find a way (and the time) to do more good in the world while still keeping up with the demands of our businesses? One solution, focus on one trait at a time.
First, make a list of all the traits you would like be (generous, responsible, helpful, supportive, etc.).
Under each item, list ways you can incorporate more of that particular trait into your daily life. For example, if you want to be more responsible within your community, you might consider sponsoring an area youth program or volunteering to maintain a local park.
Finally, set aside time each day and week to devote to your commitment. Even 15-30 minutes a day can make a big difference. If you could commit to just 15 minutes a day, 5 days per week, at the end of the year, you would have contributed more than 65 hours of your time to improving the world around you. That’s more than a week and a half (full time) of your attention! Read more »
When it comes to web working, Africa is one of the last frontiers. In most sub-Saharan African countries, people tend to use mobile phones more than the Internet for business-related activities and communications. Factors contributing to this are high illiteracy rates and linguistic diversity. Read more »
We wanted to take a moment to let you know that Web Worker Daily will be participating in the second annual Blog Action Day, which will take place this Wednesday, October 15th. Blog Action Day is an annual nonprofit event that aims to unite the world’s […] Read more »
Crackle to Launch New Series; The Jace Hall Show and Take-Away Shows added to lineup, The Purple Onion and The C-Spot re-upped. (MediaWeek) MPAA Looks to Block DVR Recording of Some Movies; at the request of the film organization, FCC has started a proceeding to determine […] Read more »
Conan O’Brien wants you to create a commercial to promote his show, but the top prize may not have you reaching for that camcorder quite yet. I could explain the whole joke, but why not let Mr. O’Brien tell it himself: P.S. It’s real. Hat tip […] Read more »
If you listened to the latest MobileTechRoundup podcast (and why wouldn’t you?) you heard Matt, Kevin and me talking about the T-Mobile Dash upgrade to Windows Mobile 6 and how the upgrades went for all 3 of us along with the things we really like about […] Read more »
Having recently spent a week in Seattle I can’t believe no one has produced one of these yet. I’m talking about the Sprout Umbrella by Yanko Design, a stick hiding a complete umbrella inside. Push a button and the umbrella shoots out of the end of […] Read more »
Jeff Jarvis: I just quit my job at Advance.net to do lots of new things — a damned career smorgasbord — all related to changing news and to citizens’ media Jeff is now going to be doing what he was supposed to do, but did not […] Read more »
It will be an alternative view to the classic Google page, and it will include adding, weather, feeds, news and all sorts of stuff. In other words, its like My Google. The whole thing basically comes down to this – despite its technology pretensions, the company […] Read more »