While I applaud the efforts made by the WordPress team to include a distraction free editor, it unfortunately does little (and cannot for technical reasons) to stop the myriad of distractions that occur on my desktop or laptop. The only real way to stop the flood of email notifications, IM's, phone calls is to disconnect from the internet completely, turn off my phone and write my posts in an offline editor - none of which have feature parity with the WordPress platform. When I look at my … [Read more...] about Distraction Free Blogging? I’d Pay For That!
Archives for December 2014
"You're not ready". It can single most difficult and hardest thing to say to someone who pitches me about marketing their product or idea, but sometimes it can also be the easiest. Some of the pitches I receive are for products which have already been developed, others are for vague notions with no clear concept or even a value proposition, but everyone is sure that theirs is the next million dollar idea. I've turned away potential clients for myriad reasons - your idea is crap (sorry, but … [Read more...] about You’re Not Ready For Me
Most of us make New Year's resolutions and most of us fail to keep them. It's not because we didn't have the intention to keep or achieve them, it's simply because they were unrealistic to begin with. Last year I had resolved to write a book in 2014. It didn't happen because I over-estimated the amount of time I'd have available between family and work commitments. Actually I did worse than over-estimate, I knew I wouldn't have time between work and family commitments, but deluded myself that … [Read more...] about The Truth About New Year’s Resolutions… They Suck!