Good news for Bloggers

Some months ago, Google bought Pyra Labs - the folks behind Blogger.com, which meant that blogging was getting serious enough for Google to notice... Six Apart (of MovableType fame) has also announced that they will soon be launching the TypePad Personal Publishing Service - the tool that is expected to empower users to reach the full potential of the weblog medium... Self-publishing, which is what Blogger and blogging are really about, is the next big wave of human communication...

Working for a Living

We were meant to work for a living...not a life. Yet, billions of us spend more than a third of each day, in places we don't want to be, doing work we don't want to do. Is there an escape? In June of 2002, I chanced upon an essay by email. It came into my life out of the blue, but seemed to echo every thing I wanted to say on the subject. It provided me with hope...and encouragement...giving me a clarity I wished I had had earlier in life...

David v Goliath

Through most of my working years, I have been associated with small- to medium-sized firms. I have tried the large-enterprise route too. And come to the realization that the two represent two very different personalities. Neither route is more right or wrong. But the probability of success with any one approach will depend strongly on the kind of person *you* are. Over the next several posts, I will try and highlight some my learnings on this subject to give you a better idea of what the two routes involve...