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Saturday, May 20 2000

NY Times : The Electronic Fishbowl

"She is frequently approached by people who want to touch her hair."

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Brendan Bernhard : It's Bobo Time

"All I can say is, it must be nice to feel that good about yourself, to know that every time you sweep into a neighborhood, driving up the rents, trailing Restoration Hardware stores and overpriced bakeries in your wake, things will be improved for everyone at least for those who can afford to stay."

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Jeff Covey : Negotiating for Nerds

"Here is the number one piece of advice I have for negotiating: SHUT UP! Sales people do this all the time. Ask a leading question and then let it hang. Let the other person get nervous and fill the space with a number or a suggestion. You never know what you'll get using this technique, but I guarantee you won't get less. Ask leading questions and then SHUT UP!"

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Managing Knowledge using a Semantic-Network

via scripting news.

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Many of todays links

have gone on my "reading pile". I think that if we were all forced to keep one of these and be brutally honest about what we'd actually read versus what we thought sounded neat, we might get a better handle on the depth, or penetration, of any given meme.

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