A little bit of awesome at the end of the year

by Carl Natale on January 1, 2011

While I was on on holiday, I managed to get a couple columns published at 3 Tactics for Battling Procrastination What to Do With Your Delicious Bookmarks Also while on vacation, I finished reading Priceless: The Myth of Fair Value (and How to Take Advantage of It). Lots of good stuff to share about […]

How I use mind maps to manage signals & ideas

by Carl Natale on August 30, 2010

I’ve been using mind maps lately to plan my ideas and work on projects. After researching the options, I picked MindNode and wrote about the options for Like I said, I use it plan ideas. I start with the idea name as the center node (topics are called nodes) and create nodes for tasks […]

How to write gooder

by Carl Natale on June 1, 2010

So I stepped into a bit of controversy when I wrote some tips meant to encourage people to write. Writing can be intimidating. Generating coherent thoughts and putting them on paper is a bit scary. For some people it’s on par with public speaking. To help take some of the intimidation out of it, I […]

Why I’m not nervous about public speaking

by Carl Natale on April 21, 2010

I’m not a natural public speaker, but I don’t let fear stop me from getting in front of an audience. Being able to do presentations and speak in any room is a needed skill if I’m going to succeed at anything. I sum up my methods in my latest blog, “Stop Being Nervous About […]

How I could afford to quit my day job

by Carl Natale on April 15, 2010

It’s by getting freelance opportunities at sites like They just published my first blog entry, “If You Want to Quit Your Job, Get a Plan in Place.” It shouldn’t surprise you that it’s about how I was able to create a plan that allowed me to quit my job and start freelancing. is […]