I caught some gentle reminders that taxes aren’t due for everyone until April 15th. That’s true if you’re filing as an individual. If you have a corp your taxes are due today. Thank you accountant.
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I’m not sure if I’ve linked this before or not, but if I did I didn’t notice the example customer survey that was linked to in the article.
I’ve heard people actually get solid leads from LinkedIn, I’m not one of those people. Maybe this would help?
Everyone is telling you to get in a mastermind, have a personal Jedi council, etc. Are you doing any of it yet?
Oh, cabinet of invisible counselors too.
Or, a support team.
I know a couple people that have made quite a career out of Open Source specialization. One started as simply as this article mentions.
John shares how he uses a planning heirarachy to make sure he’s doing the right things and always progressing towards his “Big Audacious Idea”
John’s follow up to the hierarchy planning post with his take on the nuts and bolts of getting things done. He breaks his week up into 3 categories of days, trying to make sure he doesn’t spend all his time on busy work. Interesting idea.
Not sure how I feel about the 3 tips here, but I thought the bit about trading referrals or testimonials for a reduced rate was an interesting idea.
This is why podcasts, sales numbers and open kimono posts are so interesting, I think.
I really need to define my brand.
LaToya has some simple ideas on how to reinvest in your business.
I can’t tell you how many times #1 comes up in life as a developer. I have this awesome idea, and once I get funded you’ll be paid/put on salary/whatever.
How, when and why to ask for referrals.
Just what it says.
Because you never know when you might want your own infographic.
I wonder what sizes the shame comes in.
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