Success Principle #14 – Master Your Addictions

My Addiction I like coffee. I drink lots of it. Potfulls. Mass quantities. These days the perfect cup is a nice mild blend with a little half and half and a teaspoon of raw sugar. Or, if I'm feeling especially healthy, perhaps a bit of Stevia instead of the sugar. I like the smell. The … Read more about Success Principle #14 – Master Your Addictions

Success Principle #13 – Run Your Own Race

"Two men were walking in a forest, when they suddenly saw a savage, hungry-looking bear. One of the men quickly put on a pair of running shoes. The other guy exclaimed, "You idiot! You can't run faster than a bear ..." To which the first guy replied, "But I don't have to run faster than the bear, … Read more about Success Principle #13 – Run Your Own Race

Heading to SOBCon Early

Today's the day. It's the day I've been looking forward to for a long time. Especially over the last several weeks, as things have been more and more dramatic around me I've been longing for this day to get here. Today Gorgeous and I get on a plane for Chicago for SOBCon '07. Well be … Read more about Heading to SOBCon Early

Business is About People not Stats

As we work through the current series on Promoting Your Blog with Social Networking Sites, it is important that we pause for a moment and remember that ultimately business is about people and not about stats. Business blogging is no different. Show Me The Money I've had discussions in the … Read more about Business is About People not Stats

Should a Business Blog Host Advertisements?

Business blogs and advertisements. It is an interesting topic to ponder. Ads are a reality in the publishing business. And a blog is simply a web publishing platform. And there are plenty of publications that run advertisement free. So, should you consider advertisements on your business blog … Read more about Should a Business Blog Host Advertisements?

Visionary Cat Herding Princes of Execution

That last post about the quote I saw on Twitter generated quite a discussion about the difference in rolls between the Visionaries and the Princes(ses) of Execution. Tariq Khan and Karin Hermans in particular wrestled with the question can you move (or move someone) from one category to the … Read more about Visionary Cat Herding Princes of Execution

Momentary Flashes of Twitter Brilliance

Twitter is all the rage these days. Several big blogging names are fully on board tweeting away. And a few others have not embraced the idea. The die hard Twitter converts would probably add a "yet" at the end of that last sentence. We'll see. Fortunately for me their IM connectivity is still not … Read more about Momentary Flashes of Twitter Brilliance

Success Principle #12 – The Words We Choose to Use Make a Difference

The Problem The other day I was cruising around some top quality bloggage when I happened across Kent Blumberg's place. Kent talks a lot about leadership principles, which is why I keep an eye on his blog. Anyway he was talking about a great leadership idea that the Japanese use that's having … Read more about Success Principle #12 – The Words We Choose to Use Make a Difference

Frittering Time Away all a-Titter with the Twitter Jitters

Warning: If even think you might have a hint of an addictive personality you're going to want to skip this post. Just come on back tomorrow when we are talking about something safer for you. I don't want to be the one who leads you astray. I'm serious. If that's you don't read this. Unless … Read more about Frittering Time Away all a-Titter with the Twitter Jitters

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