In a bicycle race, you know if you are going fast enough most of the time. You are either ahead or behind the other competitors. You all started together, roughly, and either the others are fading from your forward view, or you’ve left them behind in the dust, or somewhere in between the pack. When … Read more Am I Going Fast Enough?
Let me ask you, is this “a real business”? For 20 years as an IT consultant, I would get a client, work exclusively for that client for 3 months, 6 months, or a year. I was paid higher than full-time employees got paid, had no paid vacations or benefits. At the end of the contract, … Read more You’re Not a Real Business
When I was 21, and graduating University, I really didn’t know what I was doing when it came to finding a job. I went down to the campus job centre, and found some companies had posted there looking for employees. I found four companies that looked interesting, applied to them, and got three job interviews. … Read more Communication, Communication, Communication
In January, I thought it would be cool to create a course for Udemy and at the same time, make a companion course for a companion site called Mench. If you’re going to create a product over here, how hard can it be to make something that is mostly related over there. Harder than I … Read more A Bad Case of Chronic Underestimation
First let me say, I’m no Jerry Seinfeld. I don’t even aspire to that level of success, to be honest. I’m happy making the difference I am making in student’s lives from my humble home here in Toronto without the fame and fortune of being a world famous celebrity. But one thing Jerry is known … Read more Keep the Chain Going