Behind-the-scenes advice for busy solo professionals courtesy of Michael Katz, Blue Penguin Development

did not win the Nobel Prize in Medicine.


Apparently, the Nobel Committee found my coronavirus vaccine recommendations “childish and largely incoherent.”

No surprise there – when you run your own business, the times when you are “officially recognized” are few and far between.

There is no independent body determining who should get the promotion, who deserves an A+ on the project, who’s a leading expert, or who is worthy of the prize.

Which means that if you are waiting for someone to tell you that you’re good enough, you’ll be waiting a long time.

Better to decide that it’s already true and get to work!