Dear 43 Things Users,

10 years after introducing 43 Things to the world, we have decided we have met our last goal: completing the incredible experience that has been 43 Things. Please join us in giving one last cheer to all the folks who have shared their goals with the world, as well as all the people who have worked at The Robot Co-op to build this incredible website. We won a Webby Award, published a book, and brought happiness to a lot of people.

Starting today, 43 Things users can export their goals and entries from the site. Starting August 15, we will make the site “read only”. 43 Things users will still be able to view the site and export their content, but we won’t be taking any new content from users. We hope to leave the site up for folks to see and download their content until the end of the year. Ending on New Year’s Eve takes us full circle.

It has been a long ride (one of our original goals was to "build a company that lasts at least 2 years” - we beat that one!) While we wish the site could live on, it has suffered from a number of challenges - changes in how people use the site, the advertising industry, and how search engines view the site. We wish the outcome was different – but we’ve always been realistic about when our goals are met and when they aren't.

As of today, you will be able to download your goals and entries. See more about that on the FAQ page. Thanks for 10 great years of goal-setting and achieving.

- The Robots.

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read 20 books in 2012 (read all 7 entries…)
1. Women, Work & the Art of Savoir Faire

By Mireille Guiliano.

I found this hard cover book in the shop knocked down to $7, so I couldn’t pass it up. I’m a self confessed self-help & self-improvement book junkie, so I really enjoyed this one. It’s written by the same author as French Women Don’t Get Fat, this time giving advise for women in the workplace.

As far as this type of book goes, I much prefer the “Nice Girls…” series, which give awesome advise for getting ahead in careers. That’s not to say this book isn’t good, it has plenty of solid advice and recommendations, but I found it to be more of an enjoyable read rather than a business book.



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