links i like. July 11, 2014 edition.

Louis CK and the downside of hype in how we promote ourselves.

Can you relate to this at all? Why we get angry. I see glimpses of most (all?) of these triggers in the anxiety-ridden, stressed-out professionals around me. Or the clients they deal with. Or both.

“Unless you are extremely well capitalized, you should not attempt to offer the lowest prices in your market. Bragging that you are competitive on price does not gain more customers.” Pretty much everyone I know should read this: 3 strategies for raising your pricing. 

Need to know something about any Microsoft product/platform? Check out this huge list of free e-books spanning the Microsoft universe.

Mammoth: Evernote meets Tumblr? 

Going paperless on a Mac with Eaglefiler.

Google, take down requests, and “searching for the right balance.”

So true. To solve big [and small] problems, change your process. 

For a quick shot of happiness, spend just a few moments doing one (or more!) of these easy things.

Think beyond the next five minutes. Consider the foundations for flourishing.

 

got Mac? now you can get OneNote. free.

I’m a big Evernote fan. And a big Mac fan. I’m pretty unabashed on both fronts. To the extent that I tend to write about platforms and software that serve only Mac. (Sorry, PC users. Nothing personal, but my life changed when I went Mac in my professional world. I haven’t looked back.)

But worth noting: Microsoft released OneNote for Mac today in the Mac store. It’s free (for now). So, using a free OneDrive account, you can sync OneNote between and amongst all platforms and devices.

My observation: Microsoft is going after Evernote. Unapologetically. Here’s a list of OneNote features — if you use Evernote, these will be familiar:

I’ve installed OneNote on all Apple devices and am investigating. While I’m not planning on abandoning Evernote (and my premium plan) anytime soon, I am intrigued. Stay tuned.

Thoughts? Please share in the comments.