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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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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The best decision I ever made for my business was also my most controversial one. What? Me, controversial? While I might seem like a mild-mannered Life Editor who spends her days coaching clients, reading productivity books, and submitting to the whims of my perfect dog Skyla, in actuality, my very first choice as a life coach…

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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 Why the Pandemic Has Us Buying Roller Skates and Baking Bread. Have you been stress-buying lately? OMG PUPPERS! 11 Ways Puppies Can Improve Your Health. Because…

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For many of us, 2020 has been a doozy of a year . . . and we’re only halfway through it. Natural disasters, political unrest, pandemic, quarantine, job loss, systemic racism, and police brutality are just a few of the challenges we’ve been thrown into. But here’s the truth: your old life isn’t coming back.…

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One of my clients, who I’ll call Jane, had a huge problem with self-sabotage. She had a promising graphic design business, and we spent an entire weekend making a project plan for updating her website, outlining blog posts and videos, and strategizing her passive income streams. Jane assured me that this was a new beginning…

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During this quarantine time, I’ve noticed that my clients tend to fall into one of 2 categories. Either they haven’t looked at their planners in weeks and instead spend their days numbing out watching Netflix and sleeping. Or they’re jazzed that they finally have the time to devote to their long neglected projects so they’re…

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