Jane Austen is one of my favorite authors. She is sarcastic and witty and has a biting remark for pretty much any situation. This speaks to my soul. She also has quite a bit of wisdom that could be applied to our lives. While she made fun of moral philosophers at times in her stories … Continue reading Six Points of Wisdom From Jane Austen Quotes
Affiliate post: This post may contain affiliate links. I will not promote products or companies I do not trust. Finding Your Creative Side Creativity takes all forms. Writing Drawing Painting Sewing Crochet Of course there are many other options, but you get the idea. There is no one way to get in touch with your … Continue reading Arts & Crafts for Business and Pleasure
Unique Ways to Overcome Writer’s Block Anyone who has ever sat down to write has experienced that dreaded nemesis, writer’s block. It can feel like a crippling experience, but it can honestly become a way to encourage creativity. Rather than looking at writer’s block as a poison come to suck the creativity out of you, … Continue reading Ten Unique Ways to Overcome Writer’s Block
I call my blog a journey, and what better way to share the journey than to tell you the story and help you write your own. This is why I place such an importance on the journaling process. Every person taking a journey needs to keep a travel log to help them see where they … Continue reading What is the Journey All About?
Are Rules Really Meant to Be Broken? If you are an entrepreneur/freelancer, you already understand that some rules need to be broken to create your best work. What many rule breakers don’t understand is that to effectively break the rules, you first have to understand the rules. When I say understand the rules, I don’t … Continue reading The Rules of Rule-Breaking
Most people have either read the book, or watched the movie, ‘Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’. If you have not, it is all about being foiled in trying to understand why 42 is the answer to life, the universe, and everything. (That gets the most common HGG quote out of the way) This book was … Continue reading 7 Lessons on the “Ultimate Questions” of Life in Douglas Adams Quotes
Keeping an Observation Journal If you are trying to start a business, you want to make sure whatever you contribute adds value. In fact, in life in general, we should be seeking to add value to the lives of those around us. How can you make sure you will succeed in this endeavor? Become an … Continue reading How an Observation Journal Could Help You Increase Your Business Potential
The digital age has opened wonderful opportunities to connect with people and share our ideas. Websites, blogs and social media are all great tools to create a brand or connect with like-minded individuals. Unfortunately, these same tools can be used to attack people and even to try to destroy another person’s reputation. Online communication also … Continue reading How to Shine in Online Communication
Is a Website Necessary? Any quick search on Facebook business groups will tell you that the question about the need for a website is a common one. The good news is the answer is not confusing. The same search will show you a consistent answer, yes. A website is a simple tool for getting … Continue reading Do I Need a Website?
You notice a long pause…., or someone doesn’t respond to an email you have sent out. Perhaps you get a strange look from the person you are speaking to. Most people have come across this at some point in a business meeting, or interview, or when reaching out to someone by email. While you can’t … Continue reading 4 Tips to Communication in Professional Settings