Here’s a fascinating interview with Seth Godin, from the Contently blog.
He has a healthy perspective on the concepts on “brand”, “marketing”, “content” and “metrics” ; all terms that are regularly over-used:
“I think the only [metric] that I care about is: Will people miss you if you are gone?”
This is a great animated summary of Robert Cialdini’s work on Influence and Persuasion. It’s narrated by Cialdini himself and Steve Martin.
Great stuff to consider as you craft your next piece of writing … or negotiate your next project.
Hard to do, but worth it. Nicholas Bate offers the 7 Essential Zones:
Zone 1: your zone. Your time. To read, to cook, to think, to be. You decide. It keeps you sane.
Zone 2: you and your partner in life. Time to talk, hold hands, walk by the river, go to rock ‘n roll dance class. It keeps you in love.
The rest, here.
Heard this on the radio this morning. I’d forgotten how great it was…
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What we Sovereign Professionals already knew, the Bank of England has just proved. Self-employment is not the last resort of the desperate jobless, looking down the barrel of poverty’s cold, cruel gun.
Rather, it seems to be a matter of personal choice.
Who’d have thunk? Other than the TUC, of course.