What’s a mastermind?
It’s a group of people who get together on a regular basis to talk about their businesses or professional goals, get advice and encouragement from each other, share resources, celebrate wins, and keep each other accountable for what they said they would do. Read more about masterminds >>
Eventually, through friends and movies I wasn’t supposed to watch, I learned about “giving toasts.” But still, the first time I heard the term “Toastmasters,” it conjured up an image of a group of experts in white chef coats… (“The range that this toaster offers is not consistent with industry standards of quality toast delivery.” — said in a nasally tone.) Read entire article >>
Dear blank page,
I’m tired of looking at you, wishing you would be less glaring white, and more full of text. I plan to…[what?] Keep Reading >>
I remember the days when I was just starting my blog, way back in July of 2008. It was for a trip to Europe, which I was incredibly excited about sharing with everyone. I wrote a couple posts pre-trip, a couple catch-up posts post-trip, and absolutely nothing at all during the trip. In the process, I lost all two of my potential readers, because they gave up checking my new website for the non-existent updates while I was in Europe.
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When I got home, I put on my Susie Homemaker apron, and cleaned the entire apartment, did all my laundry, and baked bread. I also shaved my legs, cut all my nails, sewed a button back on my coat, and tightened the leg on my kitchen chair. It’s the little things.
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I only ever want to help people who are in the exact same situation as me. This has been the case ever since I can remember, which goes back to about third grade, when I decided that the best thing in the world would be to teach third grade and play my violin for the class. Read More >>
Click to watch a video of my “Pecha Kucha” style presentation about writing a novel in 30 days. Learn more about the writing process of such a challenge and what you gain from it. Also find out from observation with “Pecha Kucha” means. Continue >>
A family trip to Nicaragua is just the thing to get to know each other just a little bit better. While no heretofore unknown secrets were revealed, the trip did highlight a few of the differences and similarities between my family members and me. Read More >>
Building on my post from earlier this week about moving into the category of “Innovator,” I did a lot of research on new technology this morning, and wanted to quickly share with you what I’ve learned.
“Early adopters” are the people who are running out the door in the dark of not-quite-morning with one shoe untied and picking crusties out of their eye corners to be the first in line for a new tech gadget that won’t make their unbrushed teeth smell any better but will tell them the time in 50 different languages. I am not one of those people.