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Pam Warhurst: How We Can Eat Our Landscapes

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Shawn Achor: The Happy Secret To Better Work

@nycework tweet digest: 06/09-14/2013

Last week’s tweet highlights in a nutshell? Your mental outlook determines your choices; making more money; getting people to spread your ideas; the best day to grocery-shop; gaming to improve your typing; hackable devices you own; a chronically rebellious printer that prints the same words over and over…

Here’s a quick summary of tweets posted by @nycework between June 9 through June 14, 2013:

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You can get better deals on groceries when you shop on certain days of the week.
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  • A quote by Frederick Langbridge about how mental attitude affects the choices you make;
  • a video featuring Avi Rubin talking about how all devices are hackable;
  • an article explaining why it’s best to shop for groceries on a certain day of the week;
  • a web-based, Space Invaders-like game that tests and improves your typing;
  • an article with 9 insights to help sharpen your money-making skills;
  • a visual example of why it’s important to secure your printer and other wireless devices;
  • and, @nycework’s previous digest that includes a video post with Seth Godin talking about how to get people to spread your ideas.

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Avi Rubin: All Your Devices Can Be Hacked

@nycework tweet digest: 06/02-07/2013

Last week’s tweet highlights in a nutshell? Remember always, you *are* good fortune; leadership the clear-headed way; making a good first and last impression with your customers; getting people to spread your ideas; tools to make social-media marketing easier; super-fast phone chargers en route; Wi-Fi routers don’t care much for plant life…

Here’s a quick summary of tweets posted by @nycework between June 2 through June 7, 2013:

Cheers! You *are* good fortune.

Cheers! You *are* good fortune.
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  • A quote by Walt Whitman reminding you that you are good fortune;
  • a video in which Seth Godin discusses meaningful ways to connect with people so they’ll gladly spread your ideas;
  • an article by Dave Sheffield that uses an experience he had onboard a plane to illustrate 3 principles that make your customer interactions outstanding;
  • an article about how to develop clear-headed leadership strategies that accomplish your goals in less stressful ways;
  • an article that lists 30 tools you can use to track, manage and fine-tune your social-media marketing campaign;
  • an article about how an experiment to find a link between extended cellphone use and the inability to concentrate led some ninth grade students to the discovery that plants won’t grow near Wi-Fi routers;
  • and, @nycework’s previous digest that includes a post about Eesha Khare, an 18-year-old student whose superconductor invention charges phones in seconds.

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Seth Godin: How To Get Your Ideas To Spread

@nycework tweet digest: 04/07-12/2013

Last week’s tweet highlights in a nutshell? Your data or your cash, please; o sweet trickery; over-the-air blood testing; get to the point first, get more responseselectric transportation weighing less than a bicycle; your habit for excellence; the waste-not, want-not life…

Here’s a quick summary of the tweets posted by @nycework between April 7 and April 12, 2013:

Aristotle, a 4th-century-BCE philosopher, port...

Aristotle, a 4th-century-BCE philosopher, portrayed in 1493 Nuremberg Chronicle as a 15th-century-CE scholar
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  • A quote by Aristotle about how repetition, repetition, repetition is your path to excellence;
  • a video about inexpensive, portable, electric transportation that weighs less than a bicycle;
  • an article about how cyber-crooks use malicious software–ransomware–to encrypt and ransom a person’s digital data for money;
  • an article about what it means to live an environmentally conscious, sustainable, zero-waste lifestyle;
  • an infographic showing why social engineering works;
  • an article about a tiny, blood-testing implant that sends data to computers wirelessly;
  • and a link to @nycework’s previous tweet digest with a link to an article that explains why writing your e-mail’s conclusion first will get you more favorable responses…and more.

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