Tag Archives: human nature

Kissing Blogger Ass Never Tasted So Good

Do Bloggers really promote free speech ? This modern era advocates a world of digital interaction, remote friendships and tweet-a-second self-promotion. By default, it can be hard to find an online community where your voice is not only heard; but acknowledged and there is also room for intelligent; adult debate. A recent happening whilst trying [...]

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Does Your Business Suffer From Chronic Blindness?

It’s easy to make fun of Bill Gates for saying “No one will need more than 637 KB of memory for a personal computer.” To give you some sense of the scale of Bill’s blindness, the computer that I’m typing this on has 8388608 KB of memory. That’s quite a mistake coming from the technological [...]

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What Makes People Buy: Rejection

Many years ago, I was dating this lovely singer/actress; let’s call her Fedra because that’s her name. She asked me to come with her to an audition for this agency that was able to put you in commercials and what not. So off we went and then waited 20 or so minutes in an airy [...]

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Don’t Stand Out From the Crowd. Avoid the Crowd At All Cost

All existing business models are wrong. All Social Media advice is stale. In The New Secrets of CEO’s, (Amazon Affiliate Link) Richard Branson states the following: I totally ignored the established business theories and strategies and struck out determined to do things differently. I know some amazing Social Media cats who are producing amazing content [...]

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You Don’t Need What You Think You Need

Meeting someone who wrote a masterpiece on the back of a Deli menu while living under the bridge would not surprise me. Meeting someone who did it with a silver Cartier pen on an antique writing table in an airy Soho loft would surprise the hell out of me. ~ Hugh MacLeod If only I [...]

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How To Climb Your Own Private Everest

What’s YOUR Private Everest? Mine is to be able to make a living writing, making music and movies. But mostly I want to be able to do whatever I feel like doing at the moment. 9 to 5 drudgery is no way to spend a lifetime. Once I realized that, all the money in the [...]

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Sex and Cash Business Theory

Kevin Smith is one of my favorite directors and he has this Sex and Cash Business Theory thing down. He directed Clerks. It was a labor of love and passion. = Sex. Then few years later he directed Clerks 2. The movie was ordered by a movie studio and he did it for cash. He [...]

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To Fail, Expect to be Discovered

Part of the ongoing series based on a brilliantly delivered book Ignore Everybody and 39 Other Keys to Creativity (Amazon Affiliate Link) by Hugh MacLeod. Key No 5: To Fail, Expect to be Discovered If your business plan includes being “discovered” by some big shot, your business will fail. This hardly needs elaborating, but here [...]

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