Tag: education

It only takes 20 minutes to write a blog post, right?

Either people think writers are magicians or they have no clue about what it takes to craft meaningful content.  Here are some *actual* requests I’ve come across: “I will pay you $175 for 20,000 words.” (that’s like 80 pages btw) “Need to hire for blog post writing- will be quick,

4 New Clients, Cancer, and a Harvard app: My Week So Far

Wowzers what a week! First of all, I am very excited to be applying to Harvard for some continuing education in business and leadership. The app is due this weekend—wish me luck! 🤞 It was a busy week at the office onboarding for FOUR new clients! I welcomed a former

Are you a Micromanager?

Micromanaging is a sign you don’t trust your hiring, onboarding, and training processes.

12 Things that Freelancing Taught Me

My little business of one is on the come up. It’s exhilarating and sometimes terrifying! But, I *LOVE* what I do.  And I’m glad I took the long way here.  When people ask me how I became a writer, they expect me to say that I was an English major

Busy is for Bees.

I was recently asked to speak at an event alongside some other business owners. My first thought was “UGH – I am SO busy… how am I going to fit ANOTHER thing in my schedule??” I had to check that reflex and say to myself, LADY – what the hell

Less Snooze, More Reading

I don’t know about you, but sometimes it can be tempting to hit the snooze button a few times before I get out of bed.  One way I combat this is by starting my day with reading.  I used to have a hard time justifying time for reading, but when

The Book Box on the Street Corner

I took a trip to the book box on the street corner, otherwise known as the Little Free Library. Have you seen one of these things? They are super cute! The first Little Free Library was built in 2009 with the goal to provide an easy access point to free

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