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The Best List of Content Strategy Resources

When I started writing in high school and college, the term content strategy didn’t exist.  Social media hadn’t been invented in a college dorm room, and website development was in its infancy. I mean, I still had to conduct research at the library and Wikipedia hadn’t been invented yet. In a remarkably short period of time,  the…
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February 19, 2017 0

The Value of Failure

We learn much more from our failures than we do from successes. Don’t get me wrong – I love success. To have an award on a shelf. It’s a pat on the back and a fist bump. It’s a great story we share with friends. But it doesn’t last. When it’s over, we have to…
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January 21, 2015 0

Do The Things That Scare You Most

I was 21 years old and I had nowhere to live. (Don’t worry, I wasn’t homeless, just panicked.) I was trying to finish college at night while working full-time. My plans to live in an off-campus apartment with a good friend were complicated by the fact that she was in the UK for the semester and…
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November 12, 2014 0

Integrity is Underrated

Each one of us has a measuring tape by which we judge others. Mine measures a person’s integrity. And when I find people who measure up, I keep them around for a long, long time. From my experience, it’s rare that people do exactly what they say, take responsibility for their mistakes, or apologize when…
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November 9, 2014 0

What I’ve Learned From My Friends About Work

I’ve picked up some very valuable lessons from my friends over the years about being successful in the workplace. Here are a few of the best pieces of advice that I’ve learned: Always make your boss look good. Always negotiate. There’s no need to accept the first salary package they offer you. Make yourself invaluable…
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September 17, 2013 0