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This Focused Performance Weblog started life as a "business management blog" containing links and commentary related primarily to organizational effectiveness with a "Theory of Constraints" perspective, but is in the process of evolving towards primary content on interactive and mobile marketing. Think of it as about Focusing marketing messages for enhanced Performance. If you are on an archive page, current postings are found here.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Unfocused: So Moved - Democracy is Coming to the USA -- From the NY Times, So Moved - And the Pursuit of Happiness Blog. From Thomas More through de Tocqueville...
"If one aked me to what do I think one must principally attribute the singular prosperity and growing force of this people, I would answer that it is to the superiority of its women." - Alexis de Tocqueville
...to a New England town hall and a Bronx student council meeting, Democracy - coming to the USA.
"It's coming to America first,
the cradle of the best and of the worst.
It's here they got the range
and the machinery for change
and it's here they got the spiritual thirst.
It's here the family's broken
and it's here the lonely say
that the heart has got to open
in a fundamental way:
Democracy is coming to the U.S.A."

- Leonard Cohen

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Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Radio Interview: Pew Internet and American Life Survey -- A couple days ago, I referenced the Pew Internet and American Life Survey in a post about Ambivalent Networkers. This week's show from On The Media touched on the impact of the internet on society, and also offers up a 28 minute uncut interview with Lee Rainie, director of the Pew Internet and American Life Project.

[Note: If you are reading this via a Facebook note, you may or may not have access to the embedded audio player. If not, you can find it via the "View Original Post" link below, or directly from On The Media via this link.]

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