Links 2/25

Seven steps to remarkable customer service

(Seriously. This dude is 100% right.)

George Orwell: 12 Writing Tips

(Keep it simple. Use short words over long words. Is my image trite or cliche? Good advice.)

Explanations for 11 Important Philosophical quotations.

(I happen to disagree with a few, but this is still an interesting article. The classics are easy targets for manipulation, so beware.)

Who will win the next high-tech jackpot?

(The web is ripe for the next “big player” to step up. Who do you think it’s going to be?)


(I think I might do this. You type in all your books and it creates a virtual recreation of your library. Has anyone done this?)

Rudius PR:

The OODA Loop and You: Strategy of Allowed Chaos

(Robert’s new entry is spectacular. John Boyd is huge, I posted about him last week. Read this, trust me it’s good. Digg it here.)

Tucker Max: Serious Art, Frat-guy Fun

(Solid article from the Daily Cal. Although it leans fairly heavily on the Tucker Max article I wrote a little over a year ago, which I’ll post later.)

Written by Ryan Holiday
Ryan Holiday is the bestselling author of Trust Me, I’m Lying, The Obstacle Is The Way, Ego Is The Enemy, and other books about marketing, culture, and the human condition. His work has been translated into thirty languages and has appeared everywhere from the Columbia Journalism Review to Fast Company. His company, Brass Check, has advised companies such as Google, TASER, and Complex, as well as Grammy Award winning musicians and some of the biggest authors in the world. He lives in Austin, Texas.