BlackBird's Bullets #18: AMZN tips; walking; The Office; Kaspersky; and moving houses

BlackBird's Bullets #18: AMZN tips; walking; The Office; Kaspersky; and moving houses

Welcome to the eighteenth edition of my five-bullet newsletter. I committed to delivering twenty editions in this series, and I'm also working on something new. The weekly newsletter will continue after the #20, but I'm working on a new format/platform. Stay tuned.

I'm still working on the Chapter 4 draft of the #ChallengeAccepted book. I'll release it here once the raw copy is done, but in the meantime, I've been distracting myself with some other writing. Artistic freedom.  

Title photo: drivers enjoying a break in the middle of San Francisco. Shot back in 2015, from a slowly-moving cable car.

3 Amazon tips for writers:
3 Amazon tips for writers:Use short sentencesData instead of weasel words and adjectivesThe 4 Amazon answers: Yes, No, a Number, I don’t know and will follow-up when I do.
  • Working from home takes away the commute and the associated natural movement. So we sit more, and sitting is the new smoking. At NetApp, we have recently engaged in a nice Fitbit Channelge (Channel + challenge), and we all move more. It helps.
10,000 steps a day isn’t enough to stay fit -- here’s what is
Your fitness tracker urges you to get in 10,000 steps every day, but that alone won’t make you healthy.
  • 🎙 Brian Baumgartner, aka Kevin from The Office, has a podcast where he dives deep into other cast members' backstories. And don't get me started on UK vs. the US version ...
‎The Office Deep Dive with Brian Baumgartner: Rainn Wilson - Pt. 1 on Apple Podcasts
Rainn Willson, AKA Dwight Schrute, joins Brian in the studio for some salty nuts and Office talk. Rainn explains how he engineered the worst possible haircut for Dwight, his early rise to the throne of Twitter King, the constant feeling that the show would end in the first seasons—and Brian reveals…
  • Eugene Kaspersky, CEO of the IT security firm Kaspersky is an avid blogger and traveler. When you're stuck at home in the world's largest country, you can always find interesting opportunities to travel. He's on an expedition from Magadan to Moscow — that's more than twelve thousand kilometers. Check the map —Magadan is eastern than Japan! Well written and with full-day dash-cam videos.
Tag: mym expedition | Nota Bene: Eugene Kaspersky’s Official Blog
139-Year-Old Victorian House Literally Rolls Through San Francisco To Move To A New Address
The move of house number ’807′ became viral after paralyzing several streets of the city of San Francisco. The owner Tim Brown,

See you next week.
Stay Hungry; Stay Foolish.
Peter K.


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