How to get an MIT degree (well, sort of) for free (well, almost) in one year (or less)…

I enjoy stories about people who’ve found unusual paths to success in life, business, education, nutrition, fitness, etc. In the below video, a guy named Scott Young tells how he completed the entire curriculum (including exams) for a four-year computer sciences degree at MIT using free online curriculum. And how his only expenses were the…

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"Because everybody does that…"

Yesterday I spoke to a friend who owns a business. He asked me about press releases… Him: “We are considering doing a press release for a new product we are launching. Why don’t you do them at Schedulefly.” Me: “Well, let me ask you something first…Why do you want to do one?” Him: “Because that’s…

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Steve Jobs, dogma, heart and intuition…

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow…

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I eat lots of saturated fat and Schedulefly doesn’t have sales people…

If I followed conventional nutrition wisdom, I wouldn’t eat between 200%-500% of the daily recommended amount of saturated fat. If we followed conventional business wisdom at Schedulefly, we’d have sales people and do traditional (print and/or web-based/email) marketing. And a Twitter handle. And a Facebook page. But I do eat tons of healthy fat (butter…

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