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I'm Jake McKee

People call me The Community Guy

Best Photos of the Year

Frequent readers of my blog know that I’m a huge fan of fantastic photography. One of my favorite blogs, the Boston Globe’s “The Big Picture” photoblog. Most days throughout the year, this site collects and shares an incredible lineup of amazing photos around that day’s topic. But in celebration of 2008, they’ve collected their favorite […]

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Thank you, fine readers

As the year winds down, I wanted to take a minute to say thanks to all the readers, supporters, and participants here on CommunityGuy.com. I have been fascinated, humbled, inspired, corrected, and excited by your comments, emails, cross-links this year. Thank you for encouraging me to keep blogging when work got crazy this past fall […]

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Need gift ideas this year?

Struggling to find gift ideas this year? No worries, your friendly neighborhood Community Guy is here to help! The items listed below are a few of my favorite things, things I recommend regularly or just love too much to not share. I’d love to hear in the comments what your favorite things are! Terminator Dreams […]

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Have fun with your business

It’s a subtle thing. It took me a while to even notice it. Check out the shopping cart button. I love it when businesses don’t take themselves so seriously.

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Obama is living up to the transparency promise

In a bold and downright delightful move, Obama’s transition team has made a bold new move: In a memo released today, Obama-Biden Transition Project Co-chair John D. Podesta announced that all policy documents from official meetings with outside organizations will be publicly available for review and discussion on Change.gov. This means that when the Administration […]

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Coworking hits national media

Great MSNBC story on coworking. This is one to share with people who don’t quite follow what coworking is all about.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving, Community Guy readers! This holiday is a fun day in the annals of celebratory fun. You stuff yourself on great food, hang out with your family, and make a point to talk about the things you’re thankful for in your life. How cool is that? 2008 has been an incredible year for The […]

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The Universe Speaketh

Last week I was walking to my car in the airport parking lot, tired but upbeat. The presentation I’d given earlier that day had gone perfectly, and will likely (or at least hopefully) lead to big, cool projects in 2009. As I got close to my car, I saw this white Lotus parked across the […]

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And now it’s time to change the world.

Grown men crying. Americans jumping for joy. World citizens cheering. This morning, we wake up to a President-Elect who has run and won a campaign based on the principles of community building and social media that those of us reading blogs like this one hold so dear. The pitch to the world that social media […]

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The era of @POTUS arrives tomorrow

That’s right folks, the next President of the United States will have a twitter account when they transform from candidate to President-Elect. I think it’s safe to say that Social Media is mainstream. Hopefully the laggers will catch up soon.

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