Here's the audio, if you'd like to listen.] Whether you’re a business owner, a job seeker sending out résumés, or a writer trying to break into the ‘big time,’ you will appreciate this post. This information isn't hidden away in a vault. You don't need a government clearance to read it. But, sometimes ... we just ... miss something important. For … [Read more...] about “HOW did my file get so messed up?!”
[Here's the audio, if you'd like to listen.] A publisher buddy, Brian K. Morris (Rising Tide Publications), sent me a gift. After just 30 seconds, I knew I would share these writing tips with you. As a copywriter, editor, and proofer, I was excited to discover this short coaching video. It's packed with surprising ideas for authors ... ... and it's … [Read more...] about Check out these writing tips from author Jerry B. Jenkins. For reals!
Quick note: this post was written and recorded before the company name change. [If you prefer to listen, here's the audio.] Hey there! For the past few weeks, I've been 'stuck in' (as my Aussie buddies say) with difficult projects. I needed a break. Good timing. A friend sent me the perfect grin maker right when I needed it. I'm thinkin' maybe you … [Read more...] about Fun examples of c-r-a-z-y English!
Quick note: this post was written and recorded before the company name change. [Here's the audio, if you'd like to listen.] Got ya thinkin' there, didn't I? I know you have one ... ... a scope creep worst-workday-ever disaster story. Maybe the one where a bunch of "Could you just...?" add-ons beckoned. And (being the nice, accommodating person you … [Read more...] about What’s YOUR nasty scope creep story?
[Here's the audio, if you'd like to listen.] As business owners, we must wrangle our long-term goals and guide them safely into the corral if we want to succeed. Howzabout (I sometimes make up words) this as our example? Strategically expanding deep sea exploration while throwing in the RMS Titanic for good measure. Oh, yeah. The ultimate. And a … [Read more...] about ‘Titanic’ lessons on strategic management (and it’s not what you think!)
[Here's the audio, if you'd like to listen.] In my 5 Steps to 'Non-Overwhelm' post, I promised to address two additional ways to keep our companies – and lives – on track: 6. Shutting the business down each week (Gasp!) 7. Wrangling our paperwork (Yay!) Today, let's learn this valuable-though-somewhat-painful lesson: The world can get along without us … [Read more...] about 6th Step to ‘Non-Overwhelm’: “Shut it down!”