Seriously, self-help is for people with first world problems.
Really, Tim Denning you broke up with your girlfriend and people didn’t like your work, you got a paper cut — oh no, so sad, poor baby.
Try my oldest friend’s mother died this week, one of my dearest friends is now at death’s door with the…
This assumes that the problem is finite — i.e. to change their body, their job or find love, etc. Something tidy with a beginning and an end.
For some people, it’s much, much more complex than that. And it’s definitely not a ‘3 minute solve’ away.
Which is really hard to do when you’re in very real and ongoing pain. You can’t just ‘mindset’ it away. Sure there are things you can do to minimise it, but pain you can’t escape is tiring and wears away at your soul.
Really? I think life is a compromise. Otherwise everyone would live lives of perfection and we know that doesn’t happen. Every relationship, work, marriage, friendship is about compromise — that’s just how it is.
Sorry, but 30 years in marketing and PR tells me this statement isn’t actually true. People notice — it might not be thousands, but properly targeted, the right people notice.
That’s not great. Inc Magazine should be paying its stable of writers. There’s just waaaaay too much free work going on today. I get it if you’re trying to build your skill base — sure) but free labour isn’t what businesses should be building their empires on.