Are you telling the truth or selling the truth?

We tell the truth we want to believe It’s not that we create content with the intention of whitewashing the truth. We just tend to minimize the parts of our experiences that don’t align with our beliefs of how things should be or how we see ourselves. It...

Cheerleaders & Advisors

Cheerleaders are the people we count on to tell us we can do it. Advisors are the people we can count on to tell us whether we should do it. Cheerleaders applaud us for having an idea. Advisors help us examine whether it’s an idea worth pursuing. Cheerleaders...

How to email a busy person: Six tips for effective emails

As admin, secretary, assistant, or Can-Do-Ologist, I’ve worked inside the very full inboxes of several very successful (and very swamped) folks in both the offline and online business worlds. A couple of times, people asked me for tips on getting responses from...

The Seven Dwarves of Social Media

Suppose Snow White’s produce-induced slumber lasted long enough to bring her from little-cottage-in-the-forest to profile-in-the-social-media-expanse. Accustomed as she is to identifying her companions by their most easily-recognizable traits, what floppy-hatted...

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