Fun

The 71 Best Podcasts – Confessions of a Podcast Addict

They say that the first step in dealing with an addiction is admitting that you have a problem. I have a problem. The list of 71 podcasts below are shows that I listen to or watch. I do occasionally skip an episode but generally consume every episode of the following shows. I do actually subscribe …

Business

The Coming Social Media Backlash… For Jerks

One of the great things about Social Media, I believe, is that it forces companies to be more transparent. It pressures them to create better products and provide better customer service since their missteps will be broadcast in the social media community. But, how will we feel when companies start treating their customers in the …

Business

Leaving LiveWorld – Time to Stand on My Own

It’s time to go We just announced to my team and the rest of the company that I am leaving LiveWorld. My last day will be around the middle of January. My boss Peter Friedman and I are parting on good terms after I have worked for him for 13 and a half years here …

Lifehack

An Introvert’s Guide to Attending a Conference

The room was full of podcasters, my people. I wandered around not talking to people but listening carefully to see if I would recognize someone’s voice from their show. I sipped a glass of wine and got in the long line for hors d’oeuvres. I listened to the music and then after an hour, I …

Lifehack

You Just Think You Can Multi-Task

M, concentrating Originally uploaded by henrybloomfield I used to think that I was a champion multi-tasker. I could get work done and watch TV at the same time. I still listen to podcasts while I work and now I read my new Kindle while I brush my teeth. But I personally have learned, which is …

Blogging

Discovering My Tribe… and the Value of a Mailing List

When I read Seth Godin’s book Tribes about discovering the group of people who want/need you to lead them I understood it and appreciated it. But I think I didn’t get it in quite the same way as I did this week. the problem As many of you know my podcast the Amateur Traveler was …