The difference between failure and success when job hunting

Failure seems to define job hunting and it’s not hard to see why. Most of your applications will fail. At the same time, recognising the successes along the way could well determine whether you will survive the ordeal and achieve that ultimate success – a job.

Confused about busy

I still use RSS feeds for most of my reading and one of the feeds I enjoy the most is Seth Godin’s. I think I tend to save a few dozen of his articles for when I most feel the need for extraordinary inspiration and then dive in. His post titled “Two kinds of busy” […]

Do what makes you come alive

Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. Howard Thurman

Conviction

Conviction comes about when the possible future that you see aligns with a deeply held view of how the world should be. The greater clarity you have of a possible future and the more passionate your view is of the desirability of that future, the greater your conviction will be. From “The Shared Genius of […]

Facebook should not have won but MySpace "blew it"

I just came across this video of Sean Parker speaking last year at Fast Company‘s Innovation Uncensored event in New York City. Interesting and forthright take on Friendster’s and MySpace’s blunders which paved the way for Facebook’s success:

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