Rand, of SEOMoz, has counted on mentorship being a crucial part of his success:
For me it’s been really wonderful to get to have these people over the years who are in my life that I can observe. They’ve been through the pain and the process that I’m going through that they’re a few years – or many years – ahead of where I am and where Moz is today, and there’s a lot I can learn from those experiences, and hopefully take away some of the painful lessons ahead.
I love that. A great interview over at GrooveHQ.
Continue reading Rand Fishkin on Mentorship
via an old Associated Press interview:
Why do they think a writer, just because he can write, will make a good after-dinner speaker, or club committeeman, or even a public speaker? I’m no public speaker and I don’t want to be. I’m not even a finished writer yet, I haven’t learned my craft.
I’ve come to realize this truth over the years as well: My skills aren’t as easily transferable as I once thought (or wished) that they’d be. In other words, just because I was good at X doesn’t mean that I am naturally good at Y, even if they seem to have close proximity.
Continue reading John Steinbeck on His Craft
This is such a great idea! I want to join one too! I’ll probably have my oldest sign up for one and I’ll “tag along” for the ride and experience.
But if I wanted to net that $90,000 a year figure that so many passengers asked about, I would only have to work, let’s see …
27 hours a day, 365 days a year.
I guess it’s not all that it’s cracked up to be…
Wow. Such an ingenious little app. One that makes you go “duh”!