Entries in things elsewhere on the internet (96)
This Video edition of the Roundup is all about stuff you need to watch, rather than just read.
- Adam Levermore really wants to do production design on the new S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series.
- A puppy in sneakers and people tripping on the stairs.
- Simply amazing technobabble.
- An exploration of the visual style of The Wire.
- Viewing play as “a way of engaging our soul in the world.”
This edition of the Roundup is about things I need to do more of at work.
I’m in favor of getting excited and making stuff. Here are six articles I’ve read recently that are helping me do that.
- Patton Oswalt talks about the changing landscape for creative professionals.
- Chuck “I Like Lists of 25 Things” Wendig shares twenty-five ways to survive as a creative person.
- Robert Sapolsky explains the neuroscience of metaphors.
- And Anne Murphy Paul shows us your brain on fiction.
- Eric Zimmerman is writing a haiku every day.
- Jay Smooth sits down with Brother Ali to talk about the Little Hater.
With the sheer number of writers on the Harvard Business Review Blog Network, there’s bound to be at least one article that grabs me each week. Here’s a collection of some of my favorite recent articles posted there.
- Rosabeth Moss Cantor looks at the imperfect balance between work and life.
- Mihir Desai talks about how CEO pay became a massive bubble.
- Justin Fox speculates about the economic record of the McCain Presidency.
- Peter Bregman explains how to work with someone you don’t like (and why you might not like them).
- Tony Schwartz warns “Whatever you feel compelled to do, don’t.”
- Dorie Clark wonders “Are you hurting your own cause?”
- Warren Berger shares the secret phrase top innovators use.
- Tony Schwartz returns and asks to be saved from the strengths-based organization.
- Heidi Grant Halvorson reflects on the advantages of self-compassion over self-esteem.