Work and Life Advice - 1.18.11
There was a lot of great advice to be found online this week. Here's a recap for your reading pleasure:
- Friend Richard Dedor offers 27 points of wisdom on the occasion of his 27th birthday. I particularly like numbers 7, 10, 20, and 24.
- This is an interesting article about a social network that debuted way ahead of its time - back in 1999. The point of the story? Even if your idea doesn't become Facebook, you can still go on to a meaningful life and career (read the last paragraph).
- Here is a great reminder from Rosetta Thurman (and Gandhi) that leadership is what we do everyday.
- Nashville Marriage Studio offers up ways to start a routine - any routine - with SMART goal setting. I've seen people never achieve goals or dreams because their process isn't specific enough.
- This interview with Tim Ferris will make you think, especially when he discuss that the end goal is not idleness. I agree. Minimalism is boring. Chasing it for its own sake won't fulfill you.
- I've found that planning your week helps you to save time. Here are some related tips.
- An finally, this handy tool will help to know when you should and shouldn't work for free. As Joker reminds us in The Dark Knight, "If you're good at something, never do it for free."