inspiration

What the Internet did for you in 2011

What the Internet did for you in 2011

My year-end post for the Harvard Business Review asked the question, What did the Internet do for you this year? In that post, I wrote: Appreciating the moments when our online work and lives just click tells us that all this time we spend online is not a compulsion,...
How your Facebook presence can inspire your friends and family

How your Facebook presence can inspire your friends and family

Over at The Hookup Column, Anna Lind Thomas concludes her list of Dos & Don’ts for Facebook status lines with the following: DO inspire, uplift, support and spread love. Anna’s suggestion is a refreshing departure from the all-too-common focus on...

Good news for Internet users who need a boost

Happy News is a site that accentuates the positive: it promises to deliver only good news stories. You wouldn’t want to make it your only source of information, but when the endless stories of crime and conflict get you down, here’s a nice way to balance...
6 Ways to Get Wired and Inspired

6 Ways to Get Wired and Inspired

We tend to think of setting goals and seeking inspiration as highly personal. But achieving our goals is not always a solitary pursuit: The encouragement and resources of a larger community can help us do something we couldn’t do alone. Your computer can support both sides of this equation.