Small talk exhausts me. “How unusual,” you say. Seriously. As a borderline extrovert/introvert I can handle it pretty well. But then I need to be by myself for a long time. Just in time for the holidays, I happened on this oh-so-helpful story in The Muse: 48 Questions That’ll Make Awkward Small Talk So Much Easier. There … Read moreSmall talk, maybe you won’t kill me
Is patience a skill? Of course it is. You can learn to be more patient. What about good judgment and maturity? Yes, also skills. Source: Seth’s Blog on marketing, tribes and respect.
I’m taking an online course about becoming a freelance writer. Smart, huh? One of the exercises in the finding-your-niche section was to make a word cloud. Write down a list of all the things you’re really “into,” then put them in a word-cloud generator. Even though I put all the words in the tool, it’s … Read moreThat’s me?
I don’t know if I’d call Seth Godin prophetic. But he says what needs to be said. Here’s today’s daily email. It gives you an emotional nudge – the way a good teacher does. One way to think about talent If you’ve worked hard for it, it’s a skill. If it’s something that other people … Read moreSeth’s Blog: One way to think about talent
I’ve been working on my LinkedIn profile this morning. The summary? I could spend all day on that thing. Not because I want to but because the process is uncomfortable and hard. Writing my own story feels like untangling a mess of yarn. There are several types of yarn, some knots, some glitter and probably some … Read moreTell me about yourself …