About John Boitnott
John Boitnott is a longtime digital media consultant and journalist living in San Francisco. He's written for Venturebeat, USA Today and FastCompany.
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Immersing yourself in a passion project gives your fresh perspective on your life and career.
The best measure of wealth is what you give back.
Avoid being ripped off requires prudence, not dark suspicions of everyone.
Stop being a work martyr for at least eight hours per night.
Good networking is a learned skill, and all entrepreneurs have made mistakes with their networking at some point.
You need someone who can do the job and who fits in at your company. It has to be both.
Productivity results from how you live your life.
Small Business Heroes
Your idea doesn't have to be completely original, just better than what's available already.
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Hiring a freelancer allows you to reap the benefits of a unique pool of talent.
Charisma is a set of social skills that can be learned and improved upon.
Email is a process, not a task.
You are far likelier to have a creative breakthrough cleaning your house than watching TV.
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