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How to get the guts to go freelance

“I’m not a risk-taker,” is what she’d tell me. But at some point in a project-oriented person’s career, continuing to take full-time jobs is too risky. Because you’ll never succeed long-term, you always burn bridges, and you start to feel like you have no skills that can help you keep a job.

Some of you might never perform at best working as an employee. It’s not your fault, it’s your biggest asset. Not everyone is made for the 9-to-5 world of corporate warriors.

Be sure to read the whole article at penelopetrunk.com

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sport

Extreme snowboarding

Brain Farm – The Art of Flight Trailer from Brain Farm on Vimeo.

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How to set up template projects in activeCollab

Using template projects to organize, structure and follow best practices on activeCollab projects from Nirav Mehta on Vimeo.

Great video tutorial about how to set up project templates in activeCollab.
Found at appsmagnet.

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quotes

The secret of happiness

The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.

Socrates (found on mnmlist.com)

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Funny ad for the SAAB 9-3 convertible

SAAB 9-3 Convertible,
Easily mistaken for a summer car

This must be the best convertible around, even in winter if you see this ad.

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Griffin Up! (in support of Saab Automobile)

Found at Saabs United, a website dedicated to SAAB automobiles

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productivity

Singletasking, because multitasking is zoo 2008

Tijs Vrolix made an inspiring presentation for Zoocamp Antwerp 2009.
He talked about singletasking, the next generation multitasking “lifehack” (longer lasting, better formula).
I guess we all know this … but most of us first need to see it on screen before acting upon!

You can watch his presentation on Slideshow or click the slide below.
(the next slide fits my attitude 200%, pointing out both my biggest energy drain and biggest motivator)

singletasking_presentation

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Twitter in plain English

For all of you who still wonder what Twitter is al about, how it works and why it’s good for you (or not).
If you get exited after watching the video, feel free to follow me on Twitter to get started.

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Love & hate

Love and hate
lay close together,
holding hands
near by the sea.

Thinking ’bout what could have been,
if only Fear had set them free.

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Siurana

Wie me kent weet dat ik het afgelopen jaar meerdere keren in Catalonië ben geweest. Vriendelijke mensen en een prachtige natuur, ook al ben ik eigenlijk meer een stadsmens.

Van alle avonturen in het Spaanse binnenland zal Siurana me altijd bijblijven. Dit moet zowat het kleinste dorp zijn waar ik ooit geweest ben. De regio maakt schitterende wijnen (Montsant en Priorat) maar het dorpje is vooral beroemd door de ligging, héél hoog boven de omgeving. Echte durvers kunnen tot aan de rand van het dorpje wandelen en kijken vervolgens recht naar beneden, de afgrond in.

siurana

De mooie herinneringen aan Siurana kwamen zonet allemaal terug bij het zien van deze foto op Flickr