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When was the last time you had fun learning something on the job?

If you’re like most people, you may not remember the last time an onboarding or continuing education process was actually fun. …

But It Does Transform You

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To confront a person with his shadow is to show him his own light. Once one has experienced a few times what it is like to stand judgingly between the opposites, one begins to understand what is meant by the self. Anyone who perceives his shadow and his light simultaneously…

Life Lessons from a Pandemic

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2020 was a year of explosive growth for me. Despite the challenges it presented and all of the hardships it brought, I’ve never made as much personal progress in a calendar year as I did in this one.

  1. Quitting my job in the middle of a pandemic is the best…

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Create a Marketing Plan that Doesn’t Lead to Burnout

I’ve been working in marketing for years, and the more I think about it, the more I realize how much I don’t really like marketing.

Or, at least I don’t like the kind of marketing that I see everywhere, invading my social feeds and inbox on a daily basis.

Most…

The Real Reasons Behind “Writer’s Block”

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Anyone who’s ever attempted to write something longer than this article has likely encountered writer’s block. It can be debilitating and completely derail any project you’re working on, whether it’s a book, long-form article, report, or anything else.

We tend to think of “writer’s block” as this magical, ethereal thing…

Or, why time blocking doesn’t always work for the creative mind

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I remember the first time I came across the concept of “ultra-scheduling.” …

Or, a tale of 1-star reviews and fan mail

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I’ve been making my living as a full-time writer and editor for around 15 years now. I have chapters published in five non-fiction books, plus I’ve written and published four others (two of them published by major publishers in the US and UK, two of them self-published by choice). I’ve…

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A New Method for First Draft Clarity

I’m a firm believer that every entrepreneur should write a nonfiction book to help elevate their business. …

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But Not Many Have the Drive To Do So

I still visit my favorite childhood bookstore and have become friends (and trivia rivals) with the owner. Bookstores and libraries were my sanctuaries growing up. I biked to the library at least once a week, all through elementary school.

I mean, all that knowledge right at your fingertips (yes, I…

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Or, Why I Quit My Job in the Middle of a Pandemic

I quit my job in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. This was not just any job. It was a cushy remote job at a company that’s both well-positioned to ride out the pandemic and also treats its employees very well.

It was not an easy decision to make. While…

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