Linky Dinks: Saturday Edition

Thanks to Deborah B. and Sherry for linking to the news coverage of the Thursday Swearing-In Ceremony. Here they are:

Daily News Journal: Mosley, Farmer sworn in; board adds Broeker

The board is also taking a closer look at how money is spent at city hall. Currently, purchases up to $10,000 can be made without a formal bid. The board dropped that figure to $5,000.”That gives our finance people a little more control, especially when money is tight,” Mosely said. “I think people are tired of the phrase, ‘That’s just the way we’ve always done it.'”

WKRN, New Mayor Takes Office (links to video from Channel 2)

20,000 Homes Will Sell This Weekend in the U.S., Will Yours?

Boston Globe, National Geographic’s Photography Contest 2010

BBC News Africa, Rape Victim Charged with Having Underaged Sex

Harvard Business Review, Six Keys to Being Excellent at Anything

  1. Pursue what you love. Passion is an incredible motivator. It fuels focus, resilience, and perseverance.
  2. Do the hardest work first. We all move instinctively toward pleasure and away from pain. Most great performers, Ericsson and others have found, delay gratification and take on the difficult work of practice in the mornings, before they do anything else. That’s when most of us have the most energy and the fewest distractions.

Hyperbole and a Half (Trust me, if this isn’t on your list of favorite websites, it should be)

Flavorwire, Crayon Pixel Portraits (While you’re at it, add Flavorwire as a fav link!)

Thanks to Brittney G. for many of these great links. Have a great weekend!

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