Archive for March, 2009

The Dip

Monday, March 30th, 2009
Recently I read "the Dip", by Seth Godin. As with all of Seth's books, it is well written and very thought-provoking. Its premise is: Achieving something worthwhile is difficult. The difficulty of the achievement makes most people drop out. This means that the people who push through the hard part...

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Inspiration from Gary Vaynerchuk

Thursday, March 26th, 2009
Recently I have been reading a lot of books which have inspired me to work harder on my current projects. At the Future of Web Apps 2009 conference, run by Carsonified, Gary Vaynerchuk gave an inspiring talk about how the current financial climate is an excellent opportunity to hustle and grow...

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Why you should NOT use source control software

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009
If you are just starting out as a software developer, you may have been advised to use source control software. I think it may help you long term if at first you don't . At this point in your coding career, you do not really know the benefits of source control but you probably think it has...

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How to make money on the Internet

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009
There are lots of ways to make money on the Internet and many can be done with little or no investment at all. Some proven methods are to: 1) Start a blog

You could start a blog about your favourite topic. Just add a quality new article every few days and eventually you'll...

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