Archives for July 2007

Self Improvement Question: Skill Development

How much time do you invest in developing your skills to become more successful in your business?

Drawn to a Dustup like Moths to a Porch Light

We human beings are strange creatures. We seem to be hardwired to be compelled to slow down and look at conflict and carnage. Remember in high school when a fight would break out how the kids would stand back and start cheering rather than try to break it up? Or can you tell me why… Read More »

Reserving the Right to be Wrong

Had to be Right There was a time in my life when I just had to be right about everything. It was important and I’d argue tooth and nail to get my point across. When someone chose to disagree with me I’d try to back them into a corner or shut them down. Not that… Read More »

Mac Friday – 27 July 2007

Well it’s now been a week since my new Mac Mini arrived and I thought I’d share a few things about the whole experience with y’all. Dang that Mac is Small! The very first thing Gorgeous and I couldn’t help but notice is that the stinking thing is small. I mean really small. We’re talking… Read More »

Connections are There for You to Make

Connecting with other people is easier than you may think. If you keep a sharp eye out for potential bridges, that is. The clues are there for you all the time, right in plain sight. Train yourself to see them and you’ll find all sorts of people that you have a some small thing in… Read More »

“Finding” Content is the Wrong Approach

Dawud Miracle asks an interesting question in this morning’s post: “Where do I Find Good Content?“. Dawud’s steering the discussion over there in the direction of purchased content. Can it be done? I suppose so. But the original questioner was looking for “GOOD” content. Good content is expensive. Writing is like anything else. You pretty… Read More »

Sunrise Over Savannah

Some days start way too early. Today was one of those days. The alarm was set for 4 AM so I could head out to a ship. Not that I needed the alarm in the end. I woke up a bit before it want off this morning, turned it off to keep from waking Gorgeous… Read More »

When the Required Information is Too Much Information

I’m not a big fan of the whole meme thing. In fact I intentionally mispronounce the word because it drives people like Liz Strauss nuts. But now on the latest one going around the Bloggisphere I ducked when Robyn McMaster tagged me earlier. But then managed to get tagged twice on Friday, by Connie Reece… Read More »

3 Reasons Why You Should STOP Forwarding Those Emails

I’m not a fan of email forwards. There is so much junk flowing around these days and quite frankly I don’t have time for all that. It can be addicting, I know. You may not realize it, but there are some very good reasons why you should control yourself from hitting the Forward button, piling… Read More »

Odds and Ends

Got a few odds and ends to share with y’all this morning. Great New Series Easton Ellsworth has started a new series over at Business Blog Wire on Small Business Blog Help. Easton has been following business blogging for a long time and I consider him the go-to guy when it comes to Fortune 500… Read More »