Friday Five (a day late): a cure for the listless

i’ve been stumbling across a lot of lists lately in blogworld. maybe that’s because it’s so easy to post lists. it’s even easier to post a list of other bloggers’ lists. in keeping with my new minimalism, why should i come up with a list of my own when so many others have already done the heavy listing? so here’s my metalist of some good lists i’ve read about lately. and since i’m late for the friday five, i’m tossing in a couple extra. you’re welcome.

    Seth Godin’s 7 tips to build for meaning. No. 1 on his list: Use numbers and bullets. Check.
    5 tips to be better prepared for a campus emergency, by Karine Joly.
    80 free two-column website templates, from Mashable.
    5 tools to capture your thoughts, via LifeHacker.
    the 10 rules of twitter and how robert scoble breaks them all. hat tip to science librarian.
    Speaking of twitter, here are 60 twitter tools. (mashable again.)
    1 reason your boss is so twitchy. It’s because of the the “crapflood of incoming data” he or she is dealing with all the time. That’s the 43 Folders paraphrase of what biz-book writer Stanley Bing, pitching his latest work, Crazy Bosses, to American Public Radio’s Marketplace, has to say about it. In Bing’s words: “Well, what that does is that feeds control freaks with a constant, steady stream of stuff that needs to be controlled. That’s what’s making people more crazy.”

Author: andrewcareaga

Higher ed PR and marketing guy. Communications director for Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) in Rolla, Missouri, USA. Slow runner, mediocre guitarist, lover of music and puns, and an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. I blog and Tweet about #highered, #music, #gocards and #random stuff.

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