The Dust Clears…and Weekly links
When I shifted to my new blog platform and website on Sunday I thought my work was done. By Monday night several people came forward and pointed out several things that just weren’t right. For example, my blog did not display correctly in Internet Explorer.
The frustrating part was that it all tested correctly before I went public with the changes. I am still not sure why it didn’t work, but after a ton of time sifting through HTML I finally got it working to my satisfaction.
Luckily most of you are patient and understanding. In addition to some of the great feedback you stuck with us through the turmoil. Only one person unsubscribed which is amazing!
Now that we have that behind us I can get on with posting and working on several other projects.
Cool blog posts this week
I came across several posts this week that stood out from the crowd. A particularly poignant posting by Jeff at My Supercharged Life hit close to home. His post How I survived an F5 Tornado that Destroyed My Home is an intense telling of his survival of an F5 tornado.
J.D. at Get Rich Slowly interviewed Tim Ferriss (the author of the Four Hour Workweek) in his posts How to Take a Mini-Retirement: Tips and Tricks from Timothy Ferriss and Using Mini-Retirements to Get More Out of Life: An Interview with Timothy Ferriss. These took a slightly different viewpoint on the mini-retirement idea from a personal finance point of view.
Also in the personal finance area were posts by:
- Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You to Be Rich: The A La Carte Method: Use Psychology Against Yourself to Save Money. While I don’t advocate going away from automating bill payment, it was interesting and raised some valid points.
- Pinyo at Moolanomy: Insurance Coverage and Opportunity Cost. I like how Pinyo uses a basic business tool and applies it to personal finance decisions. Yes, it appeals to the analytical in me!
Lifehack had several good articles, but the one that stands out is How to Admit your Mistakes. I am a firm believer that taking personal responsibility for your life is one of the most basic life skills.
Finally, Terri Zwierzynski wrote a post at GetEntrepreneurial.com Solo Entrepreneur Marketing Strategy: Give Away What You Know (and Lots of it!). It sounds counterproductive and is tough to do sometimes, but is key to growing your business.
Your feedback is appreciated…
Please leave me a comment and let me know what you think of this week’s links.