A Damned Good Link
Joel's link to Steve Pavlina's site is great! If nothing else, I'd urge shareware developers to take a look at the bit on networking ( http://www.dexterity.com/articles/business-networking.htm -- and no, not that kind of networking).
It is good, isn't it. I wandered happily through there yesterday.
I wonder how he finds those links!
> I wonder how he finds those links!
The same stuff was on slashdot last week. Maybe he reads slashdot? Anyway I do and its great to get all kinds of information/sites/links. However I took me some time to get used to /.
I really liked the articles on Personal Productivity, and the bit about him graduating in 3 semesters, that was cooooooll.
I too loved that link! I found it really inspiring, actually, and I'm going to be giving alot of that stuff a try. Going to try to mix together Time and Energy Management and see what I come up with.
Actually, I take that back: I'm going to do more today.
Theres a lot of blogging going on, you don't have to surf too far when bloggers you like are filtering all this stuff up and crosslinking.
The story about him graduating in 3 semesters is total bullshit.
"So why didn't he just move on to get his PH.D in a week?"
Steve Pavlina isn't some fly-by-night guy who tossed together a website; his story is well-known. He is real.
Brent P. Newhall
Me again. Altho' I'm *extremely* suspicious of him graduating in three semesters, I got completly sucked into his articles. They are very well written.
I don't know whether he got degree in 3 sem or not, but boy his article has OPENED my eyes! Felt like, I didn't do anything important all these 22 years!
> Steve Pavlina isn't some fly-by-night guy who tossed
Tireless self-promoter. Great networker. There's a difference?
I liked his articles, and in particlar I found his comments regarding marketing and market research to be quite useful. Its amazing what you can find on the web these days. Sites like Joel's, Steve's and Eric's below are real gold mines.
In college, I did one 22 hour semester and one 19-hour one (if memory serves). If I'd "merely" doubled the hours, I could've been done in 3 semesters as well. Given what was going on in my life at the time (i.e., nothing!) it would've been pretty possible, especially if I skipped some classes like he did. I probably would've needed to live on campus, though.
Phillip J. Eby
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