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This scene has always reminded me of an old, poor, rundown part of a Mediterranean village. Or maybe the backside of Venice.
I suspect it's a multi-million dollar Manly view.

Del.icio.us brings in fresh air to my surfing/researching/discovery


A large part (85%+) of my work involves communication/change management and one* of the methods I use is to supply stories of where certain behaviours/features have worked at other organisations. The knack is to use stories that are current, relevant and have an "Aha!" moment within them.

So where to find them.
On the Web. Yeah, ok ... but where?

One of my discovery mechanisms I am finding very useful and extremely focussed is to use del.icio.us. In practice what I do is:
  1. Find someone I respect that is working in a similar field
  2. Find them on del.icio.us
  3. Add them to my network
  4. Subscribe to my network RSS feed
  5. Watch the sites they bookmark
It does feel a wee bit like looking over someone's shoulder but I can live with that.

Some people not only bookmark the sites but add comments and use del.icio.us as a sort of blog - this is extremely useful and I will try and do the same from now on.

Give it a whirl yourself and see what you click through to - the hard parts are steps 1 & 2 and I started with one person and moved slowly out from there. Maybe check people's blogs that you like and find helpful to see if they link back to their del.icio.us account.
Of course you could always use me:-)

* One ... it's a fluid/agile beastie that I have to adapt to the people and the situation. In essence

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