Be Productive
FranklinCovey (traditional)
Behance (for creatives)
Veer (affordable images and fonts for creatives)

Be a Blogger
Guru Blueprint Blog (lucrative)
Good -Transparency (example of how aesthetics make a point stick) (example of short and sweet)
don Miguel Ruiz’s Blog (Author of The 4 Agreements, one of the best)
Seth Godin’s Blog (Author of Linchpin, a top blogger)
The Google Blog (because they’re sort of a big deal)
A Belle in Brooklyn (started small and is a BEAST)
Clutch Magazine (giving sisters the news they want)
The Beautiful Struggler (has led to paid gigs)
In Her Shoes (a good friend’s blog is growing!)

Be a Brand
GOOD Magazine (great site; a magazine “for people who give a damn”)
Alltop (headlines of new stories from the best sites & blogs)
Mashable (one of the most visited sites)
Huffington Post
The Daily Beast
American Express OPEN Forum
TED Talks

Be a Reader
The 8 Cylinders of Success by Jullien Gordon* (need to read 2 chapters)
The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz (source of the mantra)
StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath
Rules of the Red Rubber Ball by Kevin Carroll
Linchpin: are you indispensable by Seth Godin
Making Ideas Happen by Scott Belsky

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Be Amused
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Be Accessible
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Google Voice
CREDO Mobile (mobile service for social good)