I was first attracted to this book by both the title, and the fact that it was co-written by Marcus Buckingham, a proponent of the ‘strengths’ philosophy that I have embraced in the work place. This is a deck of slides I have compiled for the Alt-MBA group that has spun out of Seth Godin’s […]
You still need a web strategy and you still need to work at it!
Seth Godin’s post earlier today about the dangers behind aspirations to ‘overnight success’ on the web really struck a chord. In the bad old days, it used to be about going to a VC, asking for a pile of money and promising to make everyone rich in under 12 months. Now it seems to be […]
Getting organised to get things done
I’m trying to get organised, to get more out of my day without having to resort to three hours’ sleep, as one of my partners does. There’s a lot of material about time management and plenty of sensible advice on Web Worker. David Allen even coined his own phrase for getting things done. I’m suggesting the […]
The Stelios Soundbites
London in the sunshine, 230 exhibitors, 160 seminars and 20,000 people with some aspiration to starting up a business. I dropped into Business Startup 2007 at ExCel with no particular agenda other than to listen into conversations. Real ones, as opposed to the online ones we all tune into. In the brash, cattle market atmosphere […]
Isn’t it strange? Sometimes you are thinking of something, then your eye drifts over the NetVibes feeds and a post leaps up to reinforce what was on your mind just before your eyes landed on the text. Or else you purposely visit one of your regular sources, and find that Hugh MacLeod has again posted something […]