Om Malik’s advice on writing good blog posts

Om Malik has published his advice on writing good blog posts and it is a treat for writers. He is one of my favourite writers and I had to share this with you.

Plotting a course around business failure

6 course corrections for businesses to follow if they want to avoid business failure.

How to make “working from home” work

Working from home can be terrific but it requires a certain discipline to make it really work. Daniel Jalkut shares his lessons and has some great tips.

Paul Graham’s tips for start-ups, curated

Stelios Constantinides has curated his favourite Paul Graham tips for start-ups in a handy Medium post titled “Paul Graham’s Startup Advice for the Lazy“. Handy reading for entrepreneurs of various shapes and sizes. The best way to increase a startup's growth rate is to make the product so good people recommend it to their friends. […]

Dave Morin’s rules for happiness

It’s almost the weekend here in Israel so here is something to guide you through the rest of the week and into the weekend. There are many happiness tips, here are Dave Morin‘s “5 Simple Rules for Happiness“: 5 Simple Rules For Happiness:1. Free your heart from hatred.2. Free your mind from worries.3. Live simply.4. […]

Tips for new Olim moving to Israel

Our friends have been asking us about our move to Israel late last year so I started preparing a list of tips that have helped us and thought I’d share them. First, a little disclaimer: These tips don’t replace advice you get from the various agencies and Israeli Ministries that have published terrific guides and […]

How to add emoticons (or emoji) to your iPhone or iPad

I couldn’t work out how to add emoticons to my messages in Whatsapp. My non-iPhone friends seem to be able to do it and I just couldn’t work it out. This morning Nastassja came into my office and showed me how to do it (boy I felt like a bit of an old fart needing […]

Great tips for newbie photographers

I just read Simon Dingle’s terrific post titled “Choosing a first DSLR” and it is definitely worth reading if you are thinking about buying your first DSLR camera. I sort of went through this process in December when I decided to splurge on a DSLR after years with Canon point and shoot cameras and my […]

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