From Jay Cross' Informal Learning Flow Hot List for August, fantastic video with Seth Godin and Tom Peters discussing the value of blogging.
They sound a lot like what I say about blogging and learning. This is going to be pretty good for an upcoming presentation to professional speakers about the use of social media.
Doesn't matter if anyone reads it.
What matters is the metacognition of thinking about what you are going to say.
How do you force yourself to describe in three paragraphs why you did something.
You are doing it for yourself to become part of the conversation even if it's very small.
No single thing in the last 15 years professionally has been more important in my life than blogging.
It has changed my life. It has changed my perspective. It has changed my intellectual outlook. It has changed my emotional outlook.
Best damn marketing tool by an order of magnitude.
And it's free.