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Merlin Mann | Oct 6 2010
A couple weeks ago, my pals at Twitter were kind enough to invite me in to visit with their (rapidly growing) team. The topic was meetings, so I used it as an opportunity to publicly premiere a talk I've been presenting to private clients over the past few months.
I hope you'll enjoy, Broken Meetings (and how you'll fix them).
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Merlin Mann | May 17 2010
This poor kid emailed me to ask a really simple question. And I went and saddled him with the world's most circuitously long-winded answer. Surprise, surprise.
Thanks for the note, man. No I'm sorry its not up as audio AFAIK.
FWIW, it's a talk I'm asked to do more often lately so I wouldn't be surprised if it turns up sooner or later.
Since you were kind enough to ask, the talk—which comes out super different each time I do it— consists of a discursive mishmash of advice I wish I'd had the ears to hear in the year or five after graduating from college: primarily, that we never end up anywhere near where we'd expected, and that most of us would have been a lot happier a lot faster if we'd realized that we were often obsessing over the wrong things—starting with how much the world should care about our major.read more »
Merlin Mann | Apr 27 2010
Audio (mp3): "Merlin Mann - 'Rutgers Time & Attention Talk'"
This is a talk I did at Rutgers earlier this month. I kinda like it, but for a weird reason. Something something, perfect storm of technology Ragnarok, and yadda yadda, I had to start the talk 20 minutes late with no slides. Nothing.
So, I riffed.read more »
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