Life Editor’s Picks: Back to School 90s Style

August 17, 2020

It’s been decades since I’ve set foot inside a classroom, but I still get that back-to-school feeling at the end of every summer. There’s a freshness in the air that makes everyone want to fill up new notebooks with goals and plans for the fall. This year I’ll be popular, I just know it! As…

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Life Editor’s Picks: Organize Your Life

August 10, 2020

I may seem like a fairly organized person. Yep, I know where to find any random charger, notebook, or file in my home office. But I wasn’t always such a neat entrepreneur. After I started my business, it took me many months and dozens of tools to get it together. Taming junk drawers and developing…

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How to Use Social Proof to Get Sales

August 9, 2020

Once I was researching social media managers, and I thought I had found the perfect woman to hire. Her website was slick and professional, she wore designer clothes, and her classy headshot looked like it had been taken by a professional photographer in a fancy studio. Yep, she oozed confidence and success, and her online headquarters…

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Editor’s Notebook 203

August 8, 2020

The Editor’s Notebook is my place to share the things I’m loving this week and other random links that have caught my eye. Enjoy! What I’m Loving This Week 15 Tried-and-True Ways to Get Over Your Reading Slump. A little editing can bring back your reading spark. Give Up These Things If You Feel like…

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How to Use SMART Goals for Success (With Examples!)

August 2, 2020

It’s been a decade since I spent my days as a book editor cleaning up medical textbook manuscripts and proofreading what felt like millions (billions?) of newsletters, podcast scripts, and teaching manuals. But even though my book editor days are long behind me, I still find myself reaching for my trusty red pen. So what am I crossing out,…

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