I love the word “gumption”.  I like finding words that cram a lot of ideas into a small space.  Gumption is closely related to boldness or courage, but it also relates more to enthusiasm than simply being able to overcome your fears.  I think having gumption is important, and it’s something you can possess without […]

My Rebuttal to Steve Pavlina: Getting Started Without Skill

Last week, Steve Pavlina wrote an article entitled, “Skill”.  In it, Steve claimed, that most people under-invest in the skill-building phase.  In a rush to profit, they don’t spend enough time working on their ability to create value. I agree with Steve that skill-building is important.  I’d also agree that many bloggers (or other new […]