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Linkness. What we’ve been reading | March 30, 2012

by Nextness published March 30, 2012 posted in Linkness

Serenity nowLinkness is what we’ve been reading.

If you read just one thing this week.


  • A routine matter: on habits, for writers and for anyone | Paris Review
  • Bring back the 40-hour work week (it’s actually unproductive to work more than that) | Salon.com
  • Give your new talent playing time and room to breathe | Undercurrent


  • Helping customers develop the capacity for sustainable management could be the best way for primary-industry companies — and countries — to differentiate themselves. | Strategy+Business
  • BuzzFeed, the ad model for the Facebook era? | Businessweek
  • Asian innovation: Frugal ideas are spreading from East to West | The Economist




  • What the **** makes you too good for advertising? | Gawker
  • Narration, voiceover, and the shape of the world | They live by night


  • Seriously, what are The Hunger Games and why should I care if I’m not 14? | Jezebel
  • The slacker is back – and this time she’s female | The Observer

On Nextness this week.

  • “Writing’s too hard, it just requires so much of you, and most of the time you feel dumb.” Writers on how to start writing. | NEXTNESS
  • “It’s much better to stop and think about something else quite different.” Writers on their routines. | NEXTNESS
  • How we curate Nextness. | NEXTNESS

STW Group news.

  • MasterCard appoints Origin as Australian PR agency | mUmBRELLA

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