Archive For March 2008

The Art of the Start

I’ve just started reading The Art of the Start – the time tested, battle-hardened guide for anyone starting anything – by Guy Kawasaki. I’m only a few chapters in but it’s a great book. I was particularly struck by the first few paragraphs of the Introduction or “Read Me First”: There are many ways toContinue Reading ›

To CV or Not to CV?

Seth Godin has a typically brilliant post on his blog today entitled Why bother having a resume? in which he makes a very good case for not having a resume or curriculum vitae. Seth makes some very good points in his post, among them: A resume is an excuse to reject you. Once you sendContinue Reading ›

RSS Diet – Complete

A week has passed since I started my RSS diet which brings the experiment “phase” to an end. “Will you be going back to RSS?” I hear you ask; and the answer is no, I will not. I really expected to find not using RSS difficult, that I would be spending more time on websitesContinue Reading ›

RSS Diet – Day 2

It’s now the end of day 2 of my RSS diet and I’m pleased to say that I’m not missing Google Reader and my multitude of feeds at all. Interestingly, not only am I not missing RSS but my time spent online has also dropped. I thought that I would need to spend longer readingContinue Reading ›

RSS Diet – Day 1

I’ve decided to conduct an experiment; I’ve decided to see how I get on not using using an RSS reader or following my multitude of RSS feeds for one week. I’ve always read and followed a large number of websites for both professional and personal edification and RSS, being created for this very task, seemedContinue Reading ›