When writing and publishing a fine blog post you need. to publish it.  When you want a great blog post, you need more. Write out a good blog post on paper What do I need to publish something great? First, define your idea of great. A blog post can be as long or as short …
Do you have a reason to be happy? Even with her new book out, Better Than Before, (and I plan to read and review it), I decided to read The Happiness Project,by Gretchen Rubin, first, to give me some sense of perspective. In the last year I had a lot of things to be unhappy about.My oldest son …
Self-publishing is a journey where you grow as a writer and as a person who has a business. It’s all about hard work, and all about building a reputation as a writer.  Self-publishing isn’t the challenge it once was but it’s not the time to chose it simply because it looks as if it’s a …
I get distracted easily when I’m trying to read or write.  Maybe there’s something out there that can help drown out life’s disturbances. No, it’s not earplugs. It’s a tool that could help you concentrate by eliminating background noise, especially helpful while you’re trying to read or write.  It’s called a white noise machine, which can …
A leader is a writer. A leader doesn’t always publish what they write, but they do write.  The biggest challenge is being someone who can clearly write down information, or ideas.  Not only goals, but the vision of what they want. A writer can make plans, but the best ones write them down.  The same …
I’ve wanted to be in business for myself for a few years now, however, every idea that I imagined didn’t seem like the right one. But in the past few months landing the job of reviewer, first of Tech and then books, on this website has fulfilled what I have been looking for. When I decided …
Research and leadership go hand in hand. Research is vital for success at any level, and even more so when you are a leader. I could not explain how important it is until I did more of it, and learned from the experiences. To survive on the Internet you need to know what to do, …
Are grammar checkers needed for writers? Spell checkers are great and all for catching any spelling errors or that you left the apostrophes out, but it may not have noticed during the fifth proof reading of your document (I personally re-read what I have typed several times, with the hopes of catching any mistakes before …
I am a huge fan of Downton Abbey. The characters (Maggie Smith is by far an acting genius and I’m glad that she is still acting), the way they speak and the clothes of the era. When I first started reading At the Water’s Edge, by Sara Gruen, the first chapter made me very sad. …
Leadership is the force that moves someone to make, or create something better than right now. Leaders don’t worry about the challenges so much as they learn from them, and then go from there. There is a constant learning and growth process when it comes to being a leader who shares both passion and hope …
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