Archive for February, 2008

How to Beat the Competition

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008

In a recent forum thread about starting a new business, someone asked about the best way to handle competition. How do you ensure that your efforts will pay off instead of merely jumping into a giant pool with everyone else and being unable to stand out? My strategy for dealing with competition is the same no matter […]

Learning to Play Chess

Monday, February 25th, 2008

I recently decided to learn to play chess. While it may not be the sexiest undertaking and probably wouldn’t make for a very exciting 30-day trial (don’t worry — I’ll spare you!), taking up chess as a hobby appeals to me for several reasons. In November I posted an article called Discover Your Strengths, which is about an online […]