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Harnessing Beautiful Writing

In the past few weeks, I’ve noticed myself drawn to some exceptional examples of the written word. I’m not sure why. I don’t normally seek out poetic writers or articles that focus on the flourish and elegance of the words rather than the content, but when it’s caught my eye recently, it’s made me want to remember how it was…
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An Impossible-to-Live-up-to Hero: Chuck Feeney

When people ask me what I want to do with my life or what I’m trying to do with SEOmoz, I often mentioned Chuck Feeney, founder of Duty Free shops and the study of the book, The Billionaire Who Wasn’t. The New York Times recently wrote about Mr. Feeney’s efforts to rid himself of his last $1.5 Billion through charitable…
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Minimalist Lifestyle & Time Management

I got a question last week over email that I realize I’ve never answered publicly on the web before: Whenever I hear anybody in the office say “I don’t have time to do that” I usually refer to you.┬áThat you manage to write blog posts, tweet, answer Q&As, participate in forums, email people back, plan and give talks, you’re…
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Editorial Guidelines for this Blog

Many have posited that the brilliance of Twitter is in the limitation provided by 140 characters. This “restriction” in fact “frees” (some) contributors to be uncommonly communicative, creative and profound in the shortened medium, and builds expectations for consumers of the content. In much the same fashion, I believe this blog can benefit from some ground rules laid at the…