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How to Dramatically Reduce the Time You’re Spending on Emails

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Cross-posted from fastcompany.com [by Stephanie Vozza] Few of us love spending time in our inboxes. Email is one of the tasks people complain about most, but the problem may not be the tool but with how we’re using it, says Cal Newport, author of the new book A World Without Email: Reimagining Work in a World of Communication Overload. “Email has actually created a productivity disaster,” he says. “It makes us miserable and creates a…

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Weekend Reading 2.25.2021

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Some of the most interesting/useful/fun stories from around the web to check out over the weekend (Warning: Highly Bookmarkable). A weekly roundup of links curated this week by ASMP National Board Director Frank Rocco. Household Surrealism: Artist Helga Stentzel Uses Common Household Items to Create Surreal Forms CAPTURING EMOTIONS Suffering from to-do list defeat? Here’s how to take back control Fstoppers Interviews Macro Photographer Andres Moline Go from Underestimated to Unstoppable with Jamie Kern Lima Photographer Takes Harry and Meghan’s Pregnancy Photo…

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WATCH NOW: Texas Supreme Court Hears Jim Olive’s Case

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This morning the Texas Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Jim Olive Photography v. University of Houston System. ASMP and NPPA drafted an amicus brief in this matter. You can read that here. Below, you can watch the oral argument, and see a live run-down from my initial and subsequent viewing. This is a rough, immediate summary, and more will be forthcoming on this case and deeper analysis in the days to come. Jim Olive’s…

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Magazine Celebrating Black Women in Food Nears Crowdfunding Goal

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Cross-posted from Food & Wine. Klancy Miller, a chef-turned-writer who’s appeared in Food & Wine and The New York Times, is creating the publication she wants to see in the world. Called For The Culture, it’ll be a twice-a-year print magazine written about Black women in food and wine—written by Black women and photographed and illustrated by Black women. At the time of this post, Miller’s Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign has just 72 hours left to…

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Special PPP Instagram Live with Tom Maddrey – February 26

By COVID-19, Strictly Business BlogNo Comments

Friday February 26 ~ 12pmET on IG @asmpnational Join ASMP’s General Counsel Thomas Maddrey live on the ASMP National Instagram channel @asmpnational on Friday, February 26 at 12pmET as he discusses the latest updates to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), with the Small Business Administration (SBA) now offering PPP loans for a two-week window to businesses with 20 or less employees and sole proprietors only. Applications will be accepted from Wednesday, February 24 through Wednesday,…

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USCO Launches CASE Act and CCB Webpages/FAQs

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    The United States Copyright Office (USCO) has published the CASE Act and Copyright Claims Board (CCB) and the Copyright Claims Board Frequently Asked Questions webpages to provide the public with information about the implementation of the CASE Act. ASMP will be posting additional information  about CASE Act implementation initiatives in the next few weeks.

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