A few weeks ago, we unexpectedly found out that my younger son needed surgery. This entailed a quick, but non-urgent trip to a specialist. The specialist's office has new patient paperwork online to download, complete and bring to your first appointment. Fantastic! I was excited … [Read more...] about Is your content outdated? (and why it matters)
A service provider recently asked what they should do in this situation: A high-profile client doesn’t treat them well, doesn’t pay them well, and micromanages. A large part of the service provided is outside of the scope of what the provider normally does. The service … [Read more...] about Why you shouldn’t work with people you don’t respect
I have always hated the term networking. It just feels sleazy and always reminds me of a used car salesman. And gives me visions of people in stale, horribly decorated hotel conference rooms with business cards and suits. Definitely not what I think of when I want to build a … [Read more...] about Networking doesn’t have to be a dirty word
I set a Goodreads Reading Challenge goal for 2016 to read 100 books. This isn't that far off from the number of books I would read without an official reading challenge - the big difference is that I'm also challenging myself to be more intentional with my reading. I'm a big … [Read more...] about Books Read in Q1 (plus April!)
I am really good at saying yes. I'm learning how to say no. There are so many interesting and fun things out there to do - not to mention all the things that I feel obligated to do - that I end up saying yes to more than I have hours in the day for. This last month, I made the … [Read more...] about How hard is it for you to say no?