Thought I would do something fun for today, the 23rd of the month. Here are some reasons why 23 is the greatest number of all time as stated by www.urbandictionary.com I changed # 8 to It is Tennis Day because that is important to me (see my blog post on “Why I am addicted to Professional Tennis”) and #12 because, come on, we all need to celebrate International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day. Enjoy!
Here are 23 Reasons why 23 is the greatest number: It is…
1. a prime number, as are 2 and 3.
2. Michael Jordan’s number.
3. the NBA record for most consecutive points scored by a single player in a game, done by none other than Michael Jordan.
4. the number of chromosomes in a human sperm or egg.
5. the angle between the earth’s magnetic and rotational axis.
6. the Tropic of Cancer at 23 degrees N Latitude.
7. the Tropic of Capricorn at 23 degrees S Latitude.
8. Tennis Day
9. the most quoted Psalm in the bible (“The Lord is my shepherd…”
10. the number of people executed in “A Tale of Two Cities”
11. the smallest number of people for which there is at least a 50% chance that two will share the same birthday.
12. International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day
13. one of the “Lost” numbers on the television show….also the sum of two of the other numbers (8 & 15)and the solution to 42-15-4=23, all of which are also Lost numbers.
14. the number of times Caesar was stabbed in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar.
15. has been prominently featured in the following: Serendipity, Futurama, Star Wars A New Hope, Monty Python The Life of Brian, Seinfeld, The Big Lebowski, The Matrix Reloaded, and Die Hard III among MANY MANY other movies.
16. the number of flavors Dr. Pepper claims to be a blend of.
17. the number of distinct orientations of Tetris pieces.
18. the sum of U2, the greatest band ever. U is the 21st letter of the alphabet.
19. the number of letters in the latin alphabet.
20. the number of the Illuminati.
21. the letter W in the english alphabet, a letter with 2 points down and 3 points up.
22. the smallest number of integer sided boxes that tile a box such that no two boxes share a common length.
23. the only US president to serve between nonconsecutive terms of another president (23rd president Benjamin Harrison serving between Grover Cleveland’s terms).
Good morning! Hope you all had a wonderful weekend and are ready to tackle our last week of the Blog-A-Day Challenge. Time to play with some other mediums as I have seen some of our bloggers doing. Think also about creating a way to have people connect with you beyond the challenge (special report, a webinar etc).
Wishing you a Magnificent Monday!
I love Sundays as they are a time to spend with family, a time for self-reflection, a time to review the past week and plan for the upcoming week.
Wishing you a wonderful Sunday!
WAHOO!!! We are entering the last 10 days of the challenge. Keep up the great work. Big shout outs to Kim, Karen, Juan, Terry and Cliff for consistently posting AND commenting. And welcome to our new bloggers who have been sharing some great information. Look forward to another great week!
Enjoy your weekend!
If you are familiar with my work, then you know that helping people understand and live into their values is deeply important to me. It is my mission to support people in living out their passion by creating businesses that support their dreams and desire to serve others. Having each of you share what is important to you on this forum has made me smile each and every day. So, I want to express my gratitude and appreciation for each of you.
Thank You and have a nice weekend!
Wow, the days seem to be flying by in this challenge.
I was on a blab yesterday talking about how to repurpose of your content. Since leverage is one of my favorite words, here are just a few tips about how to increase the visibility and reach of your blog posts. I will be writing more about this later today:
- When you write a blog post, take the few extra minutes to share it on social media (or have it set up automatically to share as I do)
- Look back on comments or on topics that you felt a passion for and repurpose it by creating a short video or you can create a special report that you invite people to download. By seeing you on video or having someone opt-in to receive information from you, you are creating a stronger relationship.
- Share your information with other bloggers or in forums by either offering to guest blog or posting a link back to your blog posts.
If you missed my post yesterday about 5 ways to promote your blog, here it is again:
5 Ways to Promote Your Blog
Have a great day!
Happy President’s Day
You are at the halfway mark!!
Whether you have been blogging everyday or you have dropped off a little, make the commitment this week to get back on track. Finish strong. One easy way is to create a theme for the week and write different blog posts related to that theme. Ideas include: a comprehensive post introducing the topic, a shorter tip sheet, an infographic or perhaps even a poll to engage your audience. You could even add in a short video. Then a summary at the end of the week. Have fun with your blog.
Have a great day!
Wishing you a wonderful Saturday. I look forward to sitting in front of the fire and catching up on my reading tonight. Many of you may be doing the same. This weekend I invite you to try something new on your blog. Maybe you decide to shoot a video or share a quote that inspires you.
I will be posting the survey here over the weekend. Please take the time to complete it (should take less than 5 minutes).
Also you may have noticed that I figured out how to add the social buttons. PLEASE use them to share the post- this will help all of you. Thanks.
Have a fantastic weekend!!
Congrats to All of You!
You are all doing sharing such great information and support that each day I get excited to read what you have shared.
Thanks for being so committed to yourself and each other.
There are a few people who have really stood out by their posts and comments for the first week and I want to give them a BIG SHOUT-OUT:
Karen Langston: www.karenlangston.com
Juan d”Argent: www.noeconnect.com
Kathy Marcino: www.kmmdisc.com
Terry Green: www.bizeasesupport.com
Cliff Martin: www.claritytodesire.com
We have another survey coming this weekend about week 2. PLEASE fill it out as I really do value your feedback.
Enjoy your weekend!
You are moving along like a well-designed machine and it is getting noticed.
Please continue to share your wisdom and support with each other.
I am traveling back home today and will announce the winners for week 1 tomorrow. Thanks for your patience as I sort through all the blog comments!!
Have a great day!