While not as scary as public speaking, networking isn’t easy. Here are my 10 tips for getting it done.
Sometimes the best writers aren’t the ones who worry over every word, but the ones who let the emotion pour out of them, an undammed river of words written in an attempt to comprehend the inexplicable.
More and more people are content consumers and curators these days. What happened to all the content creators? Photo by Lea-h.nicor.
No, this isn’t just another “leap year” post, suggesting you go out and try something crazy or new, or even take any special action today. After all, it really is just another day of the year.
The other day “Joe” was telling me his plans to cook a new, fun recipe for dinner. My fiancée had plans that very evening to cook rigatoni inside acorn squash, an experiment we found on the Food Network website. So I said, “Really? Leo is doing the same thing tonight” and launched into an explanation. […]
For the past year I’ve been working my tail off, not just for my business, but as a cocktail server at a local bar. Working six or seven days a week is a challenge, especially given the late-night hours required at the bar. In an effort to comfort and inspire me, my fiancee said once, “You’re not a server, you’re a girl with dreams.”
For the past few days, I’ve been filling in for someone on vacation. His job is fairly simple: go to the courthouse, gather information about lawsuits and type up summaries for report issued each day. The monotony of it turns my brain to mush. I’m grateful for my crazy world of writing, editing, organizing and […]
I was typing in my password to a site the other day, and it struck me, not for the first time, that I really ought to change it. The password I was using was one of my repeats, common across sites and not as strong as it should be. But, as most of us do, […]
Happy Birthday to the Final Drafts! It’s been a little more than a year since I struck out on my own and began doing business as “The Final Drafts.” I’ve worked harder than I ever have in my life, pouring in far more hours for myself than I ever would have at a “normal job.” […]
Have a safe and happy holiday!