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The Hono(u)rs List

post # 272 — January 1, 2007 — a General post

In the UK, it’s traditional for the Queen to announce so-called New Year’s “honours,” including knighthoods, dameships, OBEs — membership in the “Order of the British Empire” (yes, it’s still called that for the honor, but nowhere else). This year, as you may have seen, Bono (of U2) received a knighthood.

Without trying to be regal about it, here’s MY honors list for 2007, acknowledging the contributions of everyone who participated on this blog during the year.

Commentors 2006

A

Adnan, Lora Adrianse, Roma Ahuja, Jason Alba, Alberen, Grant Aldrich, David Alev, Scott Allen, Stephanie West Allen, Hugh Alley, Tyler Allison, Andreas, Angel, Recruiting Animal, Annette, Antoine Henry De Frahan, Steve Arpano

B

David B, Mark Baker, Ron Baker, Deepa Balaji, Martin Bamford, Lora Banks, Ann Bares, Chris Barrow, Uri Baruchin, John Beck, Jim Belshaw, Debra H. Bender, Jim Bennett, Ben, Rich Berger, Mel Bergstein, Phil Bernstein, Bud Bilanich, Bill, Friedrich Blase, Barend Blondé, Kent M. Blumberg, Wally Bock, Larry Bodine, Jerry Bogart, Sue Boggs, Bonnie, Eric Bostrom, Leo Bottary, Ed Boulton, Gary Bourgeault, David Bourgeois, Thomas M. Box, Mark Brady/fouro, Anne Braudy, Breakingranks, Ed Brenegar, Kevin Brennan, Bren, Lou Brothers, Bob Brown, Eric Brown, Paul Brown, Rob Brown, Bruce, Jean-Claude Brunner, Duncan Bucknell, James Bullock, Nigel Burke, Tim Burrows, Paul Buseyne

C

Shawn Callahan, Martin Calle, Anita Campbell, David Campbell, Jimmy Campbell, Sean Campbell, Johnny Canada, CarSinger, Sebastian Carey, Travis Carnahan, John Carroll, Allan Carton, Robert Edward Cenek, Prem Chandavarkar, Tom Chandler, James Cherkoff, Clarke Ching, Sunil Choudhary, Chris, Eric Christiansen, Todor Christov, John Clough, Elizabeth Cockle, Colin, Tom Collins, Geoff Considine, Niall Cook, Robert Crampton, Dan Crites, Ctd, Curt

D

DUST!N, Petri Darby, Peter Darling, Bob Daugherty, David, James Davidson, Andrew Davis, Jennifer Davis, Krishna De, Dean, Debbie, Dee, Todd Defren, Dennis, John Dillard, Ed Dodds, Ahmet Dogramaci, Bill Dotson, Stephen Downes, Norman Dragt, Lance Dunkin, Scott Dunn, Joanne Dustin

E

Francis Egenias, Heidi Ehlers, Carolyn Elefant, Emmanuel, Judy Erickson, Eric, Raissa Evans, Ron Evans

F

Steve Farber, Anna Farmery, Brad Farris, Adam J. Fein, Douglas Ferguson, David Ferrabee, Lindsay Fikowski, 1styearassociate, Kathy Fish, Doug Fletcher, John Flood, Dr. Leonhard Fopp, Donis W. Ford, Tristan Forrester, David Foster, Fouro, Linda Freedman(TherapyDoc), Allan Freeman, David Frey, Peter Friedes, Dean Fuhrman, Jordan Furlong

G

David G, Edward Gabrielse, Ganesh, Barbara Garabedian, Charlie Garrard, Gareth Garvey, Gautam, Alexei Ghertescu, David Giacalone, Mike Gilronan, Matt Ginn, Paul Gladen, Dave Glynn, Michelle Golden, Marcel Goldstein, GordonG, Phil Gott, Brooks Gould, Mark Gould, Mark Graban, Gordon Gray, Charles H. Green, Tim Griffin, Clive Griffiths, Dan Griffiths, Lisa Guinn, Peter Gwizdalla

H

Isabelle Hakala, David Harmon, Andy Havens, Jim Hayward, Ken Hedberg, Beverly Hedrick, Hejustlaughs, Lori Herz, Markus Herzog, Joseph Heyison, Tom Hoff, GL Hoffman, Marc Hoppers, Amanda Horne, Chris Horne, Dennis Howlett, Robert Hruzek, Huda, Hunter, Jol Hunter, Laura Hunter, Jon Husband, Kami Husye

I

S. Anthony Iannarino, Paul Illes, Carl Isenburg, Lee Iwan, Lori Iwan

J

David Jacobson, Patrick Jacques, Eric C Jaffe, Jaylpea, Ron K Jeffries, Jennifer, Jld, Joan, John, Stuart Jones, Jon, Joscelyn, Jose, Josh, Juliet

K

Cem Kaner, Steve Kaplan, Danielle Keister, Rita Keller, Tim King, David Kirk, Alexander Kjerulf, Edward J Kless, John Koetsier, Kok Van Der Weijden, David Koopmans, John Kottcamp, Mark Kraemer, Howard Krais, Greg Krauska, Peter Kua

L

Patrick J. Lamb, Ron Lamb, Norma Laming, Van Lanier, David Law, Miriam Lawrence, Greatest American Lawyer, Steven Ledgerwood, Dave Lee, Ed Lee, Mark Lee, Wendy Leibowitz, Moe Levine, Bruce Lewin, Stuart Liroff, Dave Livingston, Dave Lorenzo, Howard Lovatt, Karen Love, Suzanne Lowe, Tom Lowe, Toby Lucich, Ludwig, Andrew Lumsden, Simon Luscombe

M

Brett M, Tim MMF, MOHAN KRISHNAN, Bruce MacEwen, Macz, Greg Magnus, Manny, Mark Maraia, Marco Antonio P. Gonçalves, Markkleeberg, Stephen Marshall, Susan Marshall, Arnoud Martens, Mason, James Mason, Matt Mason, A F Massari, Lisa Mather, Hugo Matislaw, Steve Matthews, Matt, Ed Mays, Erik Mazzone, Alex McCafferty, Lex McCafferty, Moray McConnachie, Erin McCune, Patrick McEvoy, Sharon McGann, Jim McGee, Pat McGee, Bob McIlree, Francine McKenna, Patrick J. McKenna, Michael McKinney, Alexander McLaren, Chris McLaughlin, Malcolm McLelland, Mel, Jeff Merrifield, Carol Metzker, Ann Michael, Mike O’Horo (“The Coach”), Mike, Milan, Warren Miller, MillionDollarCountDown, Maggie Milne, Cristian Mitreanu, Johnnie Moore, Matt Moore, Stephanie Fox Muller, Dan Murray, Mike Myatt

N

Arvind Nadkarni, Rob Nance, Nancy, Nancy Roggen, Liz Nash, Mark Needham, Ludwig Ng, Nicole, Miika Niemelä, Nneka

O

Paul O’Byrne, Eileen O’Hara, Old Secretary, Orikinla Osinachi, Erek Ostrowski

P

Jan Pabellon, Justin Patten, Paughnee, Yiannis Pavlou, Steven Pearce, Bill Peper, Tim Percival, Bill Perry, Florin Petean, Peter, Erich Peters, David Phillips, Lars Plougmann, Jerry Van Polen, John Eric Pollabauer, Steve Portigal, Barbara Walters Price, Gregory Price

Q

Deborah Crawley Quinn

R

RJON, Manoj Ranaweera, Prem Rao, Lyman Reed, Joe Reevy, Russell Rensburg, Ric, Rightwingprof, Jeff Risley, James Robertson, Rob, Steve Roesler, Rolf, Rolf Van Der Meer, Suzanne Rose, Steve Rucinski, Roman Rytov

S

Kosol S., Nick Saban, Jon Sacker, Jeff Sansone, Mike Sansone, Mark Schenk, Brent Schlenker, Spencer Schmerling, Frank Schophuizen, Bryan I. Schwartz, Scott, Tim Scout, Rusty Scupper, Stephen Seckler, Abram Serotta, Rajesh Setty, Roland Shankles, Peter Shaw, Gavin Sheehan, Paul Shillam, Steve Shu, Shuchetana, Coach Shweta, Tom Siebert, Linas Simonis, Carl A. Singer, Carl Singer, Brijinder Singh, Johan Sleegers, Andrew Smith, David A. Smith, Michal Sobczyk, Brian Sommer, Sonnie, Dustin Staiger, Terry Starbucker, Starbucker, Constantinos Stavropoulos, Mark Stevens, Brit Stickney, Prashant Subhedar, Bob Sutton, Nut Suwapiromchot

T

Dan T., Zale Tabakman, David Tebbutt, Ted, Tojo Thatchenkery, Kathleen O’Brien Thompson, Stephen Thomson, Ava C. Thorin, Mister Thorne, Joseph Thornley, Richard Thornton, Charles Tippett, Tired Secretary, Eric Tong, Stefan Topfer, Fiona Torrance, Rick Turoczy, Stefan Töpfer

V

Peter Vajda, Tom “Bald Dog” Varjan, Coert Visser, Von Von

W

Dan W, Michael Wagner, Liam Wall, Bo Warburton, Warren Miller, ASA, CPA, Neha Wattas, Michael Webb, Ellen Weber, Michael Webster, Alan Weiss, Ian Welsh, Ed Wesemann, Fred Wiersma, Mott Williamson, Clyde Willis, Susan Wittenoom, Darren Woolley, Bob Worley, Vicky Wright, Jay Wynn

Z

John Zapolski, David Zatz, Hyokon Zhiang, Zorak163

Trackbacks 2006

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Bruce’s Blog

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Business & Technology Reinvention

Business of Marketing and Branding

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BWPrice’s Marketing U

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Cloudy Thinking

CollegeRecruiter.com Blog

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Compensation Force

Consumerism Commentary

Coolz0r – Marketing Thoughts

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Marketing Babylon

Marketing Profs Daily Blog Fix

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Math class for poets

Matt Inglot’s Thoughts on Entrepreneurship

Media Orchard

Michael’s Thoughts

Modern Marketing – Blog by Collaborate PR

Money Thinking

More Than A Living

morepartnerincome

musings from strategic leverage partners

Musings from Strategic Leverage Partners

My 1st Million At 33

Nadim Habib

Names @ Work

Natalie Solent

New Media in Australia

New World Man – always hopeful, yet discontent

NewBusinessEducation

One Man Band

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Patent Baristas

Pind.com: Lars Pind’s blog

PointOfLaw Forum

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Roman’s miles

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Selling to Small Business

sellingbrand

Show Me the Money

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Small Business Gurus

SoloBlawg by Ben Cowgill

SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED

Sonnie’s Porch

Spare Change

Spooky Action

St. Louis Blogs

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Startup Spark

Steve Shu’s Blog

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Success Connections

SuccessJolt

Tech Law Advisor

TeresaCentric

The Agonist

The Airport Lawyer

The Bell Curve Scar

the blogging boss

The Business Innovation Insider

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The Coach Approach

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The Entrepreneurial Mind

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The Globe and Mail

The Greatest American Lawyer

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The New View From Object Towers

The Small Business Blog

Think Happy Thoughts

third life

thoughtsphilosophies.com

Tim Worstall

Towards Better Life

TrackKnacks: Aptitude Wizard Watch

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Unleash Your Potential

Value Added HR – Four Groups

Value Investing, and a Few Cigar Butts

Vanvouver Law Librarian Blog

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Votelaw

Wealth Building World

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Why I FAILED

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www.votala.com

Zale Tabakman

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Zmetro.com

Podcast Trackbacks 2006

Bryan C. Fleming

Cool Podcasts

Corporate eLearning Development

Forward Blog

Infamy or Praise

Jibber Jobber Blog

Kishore Balakrishnan’s Blog

Law.com Inside Opinions: Legal Blogs

LAWYERSCHILE EL MUNDO INTERNACIONAL DEL ABOGADO

Lunatic Wisdom: Life Beyond the Matrix

MANGROVE ROOT GANG.com

Michael’s Thoughts

Pro PR

Risley Ranch

Show Me the Money

Spooky Action

Startup Spark

SuccessJolt

The FPG Notepad

third life

TrackKnacks: Aptitude Wizard Watch

WUCL Career Services News

Quite a list, isn’t it? If you’d like a title to go with the hono(u)r, how about we call ourselves “Members of the Passion, People, Principles and Professionalism Party” (MPPPPP)?

(To pronounce it, sing it along to the tune of “Papa-Ooo-Mama-Mow.”)

11 Comments

Michael Wagner said:

This is a “grand old party” to belong to indeed!

Keep creating,

Mike

posted on January 1, 2007

ann michael said:

Or we could call it MP5!

Thanks for your part in what was a great year David. I am so happy that I stumbled upon you (I can’t even remember how I got here the first time anymore).

I am looking forward to reading all of your thought provoking posts in 2007! Happy New Year!!!!

posted on January 1, 2007

Randy Yniguez said:

It’s an honor to be on your list! Thanks much for the recognition. And I really like Ann’s suggestion to call it the MP5! Looking forward to reading and participating throughout 2007. We at the MRG wish you all safety and prosperity for this new year.

-RY

posted on January 2, 2007

Carolyn Manning said:

Thank you David. One of my sisters has gotten me interested in numerology and 7 is one of my good numbers. I’m having a fantastic feeling about ’07 and it’s wonderful that you’ll be there with me.

posted on January 2, 2007

Adnan said:

Thanks for including me in your “honours” list – I feel priveleged lol.

Yay – Im top of the list!!!

posted on January 2, 2007

Pamela Slim said:

What a nice idea David!

Thanks so much for including me. I wish you lots of happiness, vigor, enthusiasm, laughter and success just the way you want it this year. Thanks for working so hard, although I have to tell you it makes the rest of us look bad. :)

All the best,

-Pam

posted on January 2, 2007

Eric Brown said:

Great idea David. If my blog ever gets a comment, I may follow your lead and do this too. :)

Your blog is one of my favorites…hope you are more successful with the blog and with life in general in 2007.

posted on January 3, 2007

S. Anthony Iannarino said:

David, you are truly a thoughtful gentleman. Thanks for inclusion on your star-studded list of web denizens. And thanks for the books and the blog . . . especially Managing the Professional Services Firm. (oh . . . and the Fat Smoker).

Happy New Year!

posted on January 3, 2007

Dr. Delaney Kirk said:

Thanks for inviting me to the party. Sorry to be fashionably late but check out my shoes! Just finished teaching a three day workshop on classroom management and have found your blog to be a great resource. Have a great 2007!

posted on January 6, 2007

eoecho | Greg Magnus said:

Thanks David. It looks like the links keep going, and going… I’ll bet you can double the traffic in 2007. Have a great year!

PS: I have two more blogs for your readers:

1. AMG Mercedes-Benz | Enthusiasts

2. Exhibitor’s Journal (a blog we created for a client, anything and everything you want to know about trade shows)

posted on February 2, 2007

Martin Calle said:

David,

Thank you for The Maister Award! The honors actually go to you! There are so many people to thank. You first. Thank you!

Martin

posted on March 14, 2007