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Dismissing Dreams

Recently someone told me not to pursue one of my 101 life goals, that it wasn’t a worthwhile effort. I smiled and nodded, understanding their disdain. How could I do such a thing when this person just dismissed my dream?

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My Retirement Jobs

I dream of retirement, a time when financial earning seems less necessary and the vain pursuits of glory have passed. There’s a long way to go still, but those greener pastures sit in my mind. I will always work when that time comes. In fact, I know what those three retirement jobs are already… Usher at My Local Baseball Stadium

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Facebook, a Company without a Vision

Image via TrueRep Facebook quietly retreated from its passive sharing model two weeks ago representing a departure from its current vision. For those unfamiliar with passive sharing, it was originally and controversially dubbed frictionless sharing when Timeline was introduced by CEO Mark Zuckerberg one year ago. Frictionless sharing applications share every read or view of a site, whether or not the person is on Facebook. Zuckerberg’s vision of every aspect of peoples’ lives shared with their friends included frictionless sharing as a core component. This very same vision was dealt another blow two weeks ago when European regulators struck an agreement with Facebook that forces the company to delete facial recognition data garnered from public surveillance cameras.

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Revised: 101 Things I Want to Do Before I Die

In the spring of 2008, I published the 101 Things I Want to Do Before I Die. The 101 List was first popularized locally by AOL Vice Chair and sports magnate Ted Leonsis. It’s such a great exercise in visioning, plus I hadn’t checked off hits on the list in a long time, so I decided to revisit the list before the new year starts. Of the 101 things, I have completed 15 in the past 3 1/2 years. At this rate I should be done by the time, I’m 60! I did take the opportunity to revise a few uncompleted items on the list, which are noted with the word new. What are some of your lifetime goals? Family […]

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