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Paddy's Lament, Ireland 1846-1847: Prelude to Hatred
Thomas Gallagher
Pivot: The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One
Jenny K. Blake
When in French: Love in a Second Language
Lauren Collins
Beyond the Job Description: How Managers and Employees Can Navigate the True Demands of the Job
Jesse Sostrin
Vision and Art: The Biology of Seeing
David Hubel, Margaret S. Livingstone
Achieving Your Potential As A Photographer: A Creative Companion and Workbook
Harold Davis
Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
Sherry Turkle
Picture Perfect Practice: A Self-Training Guide to Mastering the Challenges of Taking World-Class Photographs (Voices That Matter)
Roberto Valenzuela
Man's Search for Meaning
Viktor E. Frankl, Harold S. Kushner
Terms of Service: Social Media and the Price of Constant Connection
Jacob Silverman

Poke the Box

Poke the Box - Seth Godin The premise is good, but really? A whole (little) book? It's an article!1st imperative -- be aware, aware of the market opportunities, of who you are.2nd -- be educated, so you can understand what's around you.3rd -- be connected, so you can be trusted as you engage.4th -- be consistent, so the system knows what to expect.5th -- build an asset, so you have something to sell.6th -- be productive, so you can be well-priced. And of course, the 7th missing imperative -- be a starter, show initiative. p.4The rest of the book, a very small sized book with a slim 83 page total, exhorts you to show initiative. I thought I was reading an introduction. It started getting repetitive, so I flipped through, looking for the next chapter. There isn't any next chapter. It's just a string of short stories exhorting the point. There's a final page "About the Domino Project." It encourages us to "give away copies [of this book]. Lots of them." Right.