I had spent the entire week updating my résumé, writing the perfect cover letter, tweaking my LinkedIn and Twitter profiles to be just right for the job I was applying to, and HOURS crafting the email I hoped would get me the job. And then…crickets. I’m sure you’ve been in that position too—refreshing your email […]
I’ve spent years in the tech world, as a designer, sometimes-developer, and mostly as a writer. I devour new content wherever I can get it, but sometimes, no matter how valuable I find all that information, I want to dive deeper. -And not look at a computer screen. Sure, reading a hundred blog posts about […]
You’re in that dreaded dilemma. You desperately need a paycheck, but you’d also rather spend the day at the dentist getting a root canal than at the office doing your job. Or maybe you don’t mind your job (in theory) but your mama taught you right and you just can’t stand earning a living without […]
With more and more content being created every day, here are a few ways to ensure yours is both original and memorable. Tens of thousands of new blogs are created every day, but that doesn’t mean that all of them are being read or even posted to regularly. In my line of work, I have […]
The other day I was at dinner with extended family when someone asked me how many jobs I have. I get it. While I only have one full-time job, I am also a freelance writer and a blogger. And while my “day job” is working as a content strategist, I view my work life as […]
Cater your blog to what your audience wants — and use it as a rallying point for your employees.
One of the core texts of management education is Jon Katzenbach and Doug Smith’s The Wisdom of Teams. Published in 1993, most of its core tenets remain insightful and useful–even though it describes a world that’s 20 years old. The key takeaway from the book is this: teams matter because of their flexibility, utility, and focus, but […]