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7 Steps to Writing Clear Emails

January 30, 2017

Follow a simple formula

Emails can be confusing. Maybe it’s because we receive so many of them. Perhaps it’s because we are in a rush. It’s likely you have had several emails go back and forth to clarify something when …

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writer’s block

Break Up with Writer’s Block

December 5, 2016

Get Writing Now

Years ago, it was the empty page that stared back at us during writer’s block. Today that cursor and on the screen blinks at us, begging us to get started. But what if you feel like you …

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Courage Comes in Many Forms

November 8, 2015

Publishing a Book is a Huge Test of Courage

When that special project needs to get done, it’s time to draw on your courage and leadership skills.

After a string of unhealthy relationships and unwilling to give up on love, …

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Keep Writing. Yes, I Mean You!

February 1, 2013

I went to bed late on Wednesday night absolutely sure that I had no business writing a second book. I had spent hours organizing material, editing, and writing. Check out the photo of my meditation room gone wild with paper.…

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The One Woman Show Doesn’t Exist

January 25, 2013

Neither does the one man show. We all have had help climbing the steps to success. Here is a quick list of the ways people have helped me: …

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7 Tips to Write Like a Leader

January 24, 2013

Your expertise may be in accounting, coaching, or sales, but if your grammar is grating, your punctuation is poor, and your spelling is strange, people will wonder if you really know your stuff.

Here is a list of seven common …

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The Two Greatest Words

January 22, 2013

Yesterday I was at an event, and someone recognized my name because they had subscribed to my blog. Last week I received a few emails from social networking contacts saying that really liked my writing.

I wrote my first book …

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Resistance Really is Futile

January 21, 2013

“What convinced me to go ahead was simply that I was so unhappy not going ahead. I was developing symptoms. As soon as I sat down and began, I was okay.” 

Steven PressfieldThe War of Art 

Have …

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The Recovering Perfectionist

January 18, 2013

Someone recently asked me how to start blogging. A few years ago my reply would have been to research SEO, plug in’s, blogging platforms, and so on. …

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Is There Any Proof?

January 11, 2013

Every entrepreneur, in my experience, has something related to being in business that they would rather avoid. It could be accounting, managing their website, or pricing products and services. For me, cleaning the bathroom fixtures once sounded like more fun …

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