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Entries Tagged as 'Learning and Growing'

It is not about money

December 9th, 2016 · No Comments

It’s not about making more money. I have very little interest in material things. I live in a small house. I drive a Honda that is several years old. As long as there is a computer, an internet connection and a coffee shop nearby, I’ll be pretty happy. However, I work really hard. I want […]

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Tags: Learning and Growing

Awesome summer reading list

June 1st, 2014 · No Comments

I have been reading a few excellent books: My Life in Advertising and Scientific Advertising (Advertising Age Classics Library) : The best book on advertising ever. It is written more than seven years ago. But, it’s highly applicable to online advertising. Truly a timeless classic. The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning […]

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Tags: Book Review · Learning and Growing

What would you do differently if you can re-do your post college career

May 29th, 2013 · No Comments

It’s college graduation time again. I graduated from college in 1997. I finished all of my required courses in Spring semester 1997 but decided to stay for an extra semester because I wanted to take some classes I really wanted to take. Looking back, I was not ready to leave college at that time. I […]

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Tags: Go Back to School · Learning and Growing

Lessons learned from raising $1 for my business

February 11th, 2013 · No Comments

In my last post I asked for $1 from you to help me start a new business. This is one of the most uncomfortable things I have ever done. In this post I’d like to explain to you why I was doing it, how much money I raised, and what lessons I learned from this […]

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Tags: Learning and Growing · Start-up Success

I’m raising $1 for my new business

February 7th, 2013 · No Comments

This post is NOT a joke. I’m serious. I am starting a business and need $1 from you. Why am I doing this? Because I signed up for AppSumo’s Make Your First Dollar program. The first task is to raise $1 – I cannot continue the program until I raise at least $1. Why would […]

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Tags: Learning and Growing · Start-up Success

My Thanksgiving reading list

November 25th, 2012 · No Comments

Too little time, too many great books to catch up. Below is a list of books on my bookshelf – I won’t finish all of them during this long holiday weekend but I’m working on them! Mastery by Robert Greene. The eagerly anticipated new book from the author of the bestselling The 48 Laws of […]

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Tags: Learning and Growing

Notes from listening to AJ Kumar interview on Mixergy

July 19th, 2012 · No Comments

Instead of listening to sports radio or NPR during my morning commute, I have started to listen to Mixergy interviews. I have a become a big fan of Mixergy.com. It’s an site with hundreds of interviews with successful entrepreneurs. What makes Mixergy unique is its founder and interviewer, Andrew Warner. He is an extremely talented […]

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Tags: Learning and Growing · online marketing · Start-up Success

Begin each day by telling yourself

June 30th, 2012 · No Comments

I know plenty of people out there who are dreading going to work every morning. Annoying colleagues and corporate politics made them miserable. Let me share with you a quote: “Begin each day by telling yourself: Today I shall be meeting with interference, ingratitude, insolence, disloyalty, ill-will, and selfishness – all of them due to […]

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Tags: Frustration@Work · Learning and Growing

How do you measure your life?

June 25th, 2012 · No Comments

One thing I learned in management is if you measure something, you see results. I have defined a set of metrics to run our team and our business. Every Tuesday we have a weekly metric meetings to review results. The weekly metric meeting is our single most important tool to run our business. You might […]

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Tags: Career Transition · Learning and Growing · Management

Seven tips to survive Yahoo layoff

April 4th, 2012 · No Comments

If you know someone who works in Yahoo!, please forward this article to him or her. Earlier this morning Yahoo announced that it would slash 2,000 jobs and that it would begin the process of notifying employees immediately. Here are 7 tips to survive Yahoo layoff: Immediately fill out the required government forms so that […]

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Tags: Career Transition · Learning and Growing