365 days are a lot of time. And while it’s great to live them to the full, day by day, hour by hour, minute by minute, it’s always nice to take a break and look back (with or without anger, your choice) and see what you’ve done with that time. I did this exercise last … Read more 77 Things I Did In 2010
I was with Bianca at a playground the other day. She was drifting around, playing with as many toys as she can touch, the plastic, soft ones, being her favorites. Building a house out of plastic bricks, floating in a pool made by plastic balls and so on. At some point, an entertainer came in. … Read more Playgrounds And Balloons
If you came here thinking: “finally, there is one self-improvement technique that will allow me to sleep more and be great”, well, I hate to disappoint you. Because it’s not going to be about sleeping more. But it’s not going to be about sleeping less, either. Now you’re curious. I can feel it. Good. Curious … Read more How Sleep Can Help You Become Better
Half of my life I lived under a communist regime. Among other funny things under a communist regime, money, or, to be more precise, the lack of it, was something pretty common. So, I started to learn the value of money very early, mainly by the absence of it. Why am I telling you that? … Read more The Utterly Incomplete Guide On Monetizing Your Blog
Everybody has daemons. And I’m not talking about those small, dormant, discrete programs running in the background of your computer (I know a few programmers are reading this blog so I thought to cut any ambiguities from the start). I’m talking about real, active and powerful forces which are acting in a disruptive way. Sometimes … Read more How Not To Feed Your Daemons
I can’t take credit for this title. At least, not for the whole title, only for the second part. The first part is actually the name of an event at which I was invited just a few days ago. It was a four hours long event dedicated to young entrepreneurs, specifically web entrepreneurs. I was … Read more Life Is A Pitch. And Then You Win
Two years ago I started a special promotion on this blog. It was a “let’s do it just to see if it works” kind of promotion between this blog and a Mac software producer called Mariner. Basically, each month I was releasing a special promo code, available only here, which will give to its happy … Read more How Does A Two Year Long Promotion Looks Like?
Lately, Victor, my 13 year old son, had some trouble in school with maths. When he asked for some support from my part, I jumped right in. We don’t live together, so we met in various places around the city, trying to accommodate each other schedule. By the way, that’s another advantage of being a … Read more What’s Your Surface Test?