This will take you about 20 minutes to read. So make sure it’s for you. Here’s how you can tell: You’re a solopreneur (or freelancer) overwhelmed with marketing yourself. Where does this writing frenzy end, you wonder. And will it actually bring you business? You’re a...
You’re not new at this. In fact, you might be your clients’ best kept secret weapon. You’re transacting expertise and trust articulated in a VERY particular way. Not blunt, not tongue in cheek. Yours is a legit industry. You want your website to stay professional. But...
I just feel I get tricked a lot. By myself. Mostly, I solve the wrong problem. Or I get seduced by something, like a kiddo in a candy store. Facebook or youtube stuff that looks interesting. Fashion, endless rows of clothes or moisturisers with the promise of younger...
Autodidacts out there, hear the swoosh of my virtual bow. I taught myself to read many, many years ago, but on days like these it looks like there’s not much else I’ll do for myself. Figuring out other people’s main message is piece of cake compared to writing your...
I’ve been sitting on this for way too long but somehow, this will see the light of day. Today. Does that recall anything? Feet up on the desk, I stare into the screen and occasionally peep out the window at the seagull floating by. I can’t help a “lucky bastard” or...
Bill Gates posted something with a similar title the other day. Who better to borrow from? So without further ado, let me cherrypick a tres jolie collection of ups, downs and ahas, from my office on the 17th floor to your browser. The second I wrote that, I sighed a...
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