What are you working on?

Today I’m passing on some wise advice from Seth Godin: What are you working on? If someone asks you that, are you excited to tell them the answer? I hope so. If not, you’re wasting away. No matter what your job is, no matter where you work, there’s a way to create a project (on…

Facebook Fan Page and @bootstraplife Twitter

I just thought I should let you all know that I’ve made a Facebook Fan Page to collect all my best professional writing, including my work at MakeUseOf, NetSavoir, Vegemite Croissant, Bootstrap Your Life and more. Please feel free to “like” the Facebook Fan Page in order to keep updated. If Twitter is more your…

Party planning made easy – How to be a great host without even trying

Some people panic at the idea of hosting a party or having guests over to stay. Worse still, some people don’t put in any effort at all and think they’re doing a great job. Even more infuriatingly, some of those people (supposedly not putting in any effort at all) are actually the best hosts ever.…

Using LinkedIn Effectively – Write An Online Resume

I’ve spoken to a few people recently who are worried about using services like LinkedIn because they are embarrassed about their work history. They don’t want to admit to prospective employers that they took a job way below their qualifications just because the rent needed paying. They also don’t want to admit that they kept…