Laser focus or floodlight?

As the recession bites deeper, with more and more reports of layoffs and businesses in financial difficulties, I’m increasingly hearing of people who are ‘stretching’ the kind of business they will take on into new areas.  And a lot of the time, these new ventures are not really that closely linked to their core expertise,…

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“Procrasterbating”

Great word, isn’t it? I came across it in Tim Ferriss’ book “The 4-Hour Work Week”; it means all those ‘busy-work’ things that you do to avoid getting your head down and dealing with that big task you keep putting off. You know how it goes – you really have to call that client with…

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