Lots of Udemy courses for $10 this week

The recent post on Side Hustle Nation about The 134 Best Udemy Courses for Entrepreneurs, Freelancers, and Side Hustlers got my full attention. And with most courses this week for $10, I'm going to pick a few to digest over the coming year.

These are the list of courses I've registered to (these are affiliate links, not mine but from Side Hustle Nation):

Which courses are you going to take?

The Peak Work Performance Summit

Today the Peak Work Performance Summit has started. It's a free, 8-day video conference that will touch the following subjects:

  • How the most successful people start their day
  • How to design the perfect To-Do list
  • How visual thinking can help you flesh out your ideas
  • How to build exercise into your daily routine
  • How to say “No” diplomatically
  • How food affects your productivity
  • How to get more sleep
  • How to spark your creativity
  • How to grow your network without feeling salesy
  • How to stay energized all day long

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Moving to HTTPS with Let's Encrypt

I've moved most of my websites over to HTTPS today using Let's Encrypt. The process took me a bit more time than I had hoped, since I encountered a segfault bug while installing the software directly from the Git repo, but after installing the Debian letsencrypt package all worked fine.

I've followed the instructions given by John Maguire, and I must say I'm really pleased to be able to ditch the self-signed certificate I had created for https://links.klein.st and provide my other sites behind HTTPS. Thanks a lot, Let's Encrypt!

Now most of my web properties get an A on SSL Labs!

The Richest Man in Babylon

These are the extracts and my notes from the 1926 book by George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon. One quote in particular had me think the most:

A part of all you earn is yours to keep.

At first this seems not to be coherent (all I earn is for me to keep), but read on to learn why that actually makes sense.

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