Monthly Archives: October 2010

Is Debt Ever Necessary? (Or, How to Anger All Your Friends)

Warning: This post has only been mildly proofread. It’s my “gut reaction” to a few conversations on debt over the last two days. It’s not nearly as polished as many of my others. Don’t say you haven’t been warned.

This post has been rolling around in my head for a while. I didn’t plan on writing it yet – partially because it’s a sensitive topic and partially because it’s difficult to be thorough and brief. Not impossible, just difficult.

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How To Set Better Goals

I’m in the process of overhauling my business. When you’re in start-up mode, things change – a lot. But you get used to it.

Unfortunately, things changed so drastically for me that I had to call into question my original vision of what I was trying to build. That’s when I realized that my vision for my life needed some serious work. This week has been a focus on resetting my vision and my goals in light of new information and insights. If you feel like life isn’t turning out how you expected, I suggest you do the same.

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Weekend Reading – October 9, 2010

Sorry I haven’t posted one of these in a while. It’s been busy around here preparing for my upcoming BarCamp sessions as well as some client projects I’m working on. Here are a list of articles I think you’ll find interesting. Maybe you’ve seen some of them; maybe you haven’t. Have a great weekend!

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Warning: 6 Signs Your Legacy Will End Up In A Trash Can

We all leave a legacy. Some are painful. Some are sad. Others are forgettable. A select few are great.

I want to leave a great legacy – one that can’t be piled into a bucket and thrown away. But great legacies don’t just happen. Great legacies are made through intentional dreaming, turned into goals, which then lead to action.

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6 Reasons You’re An Idiot if You Don’t Come to BarCamp

This year, I was honored to be asked to write a guest post for the BarCamp Nashville blog/news site on why people should attend BarCamp.

My post was originally going to be titled something like “6 Reasons Attending BarCamp is a No-Brainer.” Boring, right? So I decided to have a little fun with it and wrote a post called “6 Reasons You’re An Idiot If You Don’t Come To BarCamp.” I hope you enjoy!

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