Open Loops 1/4/2011: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Tuesdays are open loop at SimpleProductivity blog.

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Unclutterer’s title says it all: “Six reasons to let it go”

Bloom’s post on being your own hero really hit home. All the things I want are within my power to give myself. There will be no one coming in to sweep me off to a blissful-ever-after. Time to get off my duff and “Be A Hero . . . Save Your Own Life”.

We have pinecones everywhere. Wisebread has some ideas on how to use them at “5 Pretty Projects for Pine Cones”.

You’ve probably already seen the uproar around Yahoo spinning off Delicious. First it was they were going to close. Next they were going to spin it off. Either way, I’m looking around for a replacement. From “Saying Goodbye to Delicious, MyBlogLog, AltaVista, and Larry King « Lorelle on WordPress”

Personally, I rarely use my cell phone. Which is why I find it so annoying when people are tethered to them. Dumb Little Man has great ways to break the bonds at “Sir, Please Put the Phone Down. 5 Tips to Free You From The Shackles of your Phone”

Johnny B. Truant has a great way to fit in all the fun stuff you never get around to. Check it out at “Schedule your fun stuff”

“Email tricks us into believing that we should stop on the path we are heading down and change direction, react to micro pieces of data.” How often do you check your email? Start Up Blog has a good point: “Email is a not a compass”.

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