I’m following 257 blogs on my GoogleReader account – yes, I’m fascinated by the diversity of ideas out there in business, marketing, leadership and success. Here are some articles that caught my eye recently:
Is Your Marketing Aggressive Enough?
Walt asks: “Is your marketing “sharks with frickin’ laser beams attached to their heads” aggressive? ” The subtitle was enough to catch my attention. The message is a wakeup call for me!
If You Want To See Entrepreneurs, Go To China
Scott Shane, BusinessWeek
In China, the rate of self-employment is 51.2%, compared to the US 7.2% (I assume it’s similar in Canada). Why the difference?
Is Selling Somehow Unprofessional?
Geoffrey James, BNET Blogs
Too many solos resist letting their friends and colleagues know what they’re doing.
A Curler’s Guide To Marketing
Jackie Adkins, The Curbside Marketer
Three interesting insights why marketing is a lot like curling.
How To Make A Living Out Of Your Obsession
Jonathan Mead (guest post), Productive Flourishing
As a solopreneur, why are you still looking for “balance”?
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The scene from “Austin Powers” where Dr. Evil makes his request: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bh7bYNAHXxw
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