The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) proposal that Google should pay Australia’s news media for the “privilege” of including news headlines in their search results is based on several false premises. “Shooting the messenger” always misses the REAL targetDetails
If one of your best mates comes to you with a great business idea he thinks will make a ton of money, should you chuck him a few bucks to help him get started?
The short answer is: “Maybe. Maybe not.”
If it was right, NOBODY could beat the market. Not even Warren Buffett, George Soros, Carl Icahn, Jim Rogers, Bernard Baruch, or Peter Lynch!Details
Dear Author: What are the most important words you’ll ever write?
Perhaps the line that grabs the reader by the short and curlies and never lets him go.
Or the last, page-turning paragraph of Chapter 1 (and, for that matter, every other chapter) that leaves the reader begging for more.
Or, it could be the covering letter to New York’s #1 agent that gets you that mouth-watering contract.
And how about the “blurb” that excites book-buyers so much that they take it straight to the checkout counter.
Or . . . as you’ll see, none of the above. . . .Details
“What’s in a name? that which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet”
asks Juliet of her beloved Romeo.
I’m spending less on books, and reading less too.
How about you?Details