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School is back in session, the summer is coming to an end, and this is the time of year when we kick off the flip-flops, slip on the pumps and get back to business. If you’re a writer and you still have school-aged children at home, summer can wreak havoc on your writing schedule. Your [...]

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Welcome to the dog days of summer. On the east coast of the U.S. it’s been a sizzlingly hot summer with heat wave after heat wave keeping people indoors to escape the 90 degrees plus temperatures. But writers must write everyday despite the distractions of the oppressive heat, kids coming in and out of the [...]

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If you are a small business person who works from home, one of the biggest benefits is that you can work according to your own schedule. Unfortunately, that’s also one of the challenges.  If you are not disciplined and focused distractions can pop up and steal your attention limiting your daily productivity. Here are some [...]

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Writers and other creative types often have days when they feel stuck, blocked or otherwise unmotivated to write. Stories of how writers can raise procrastination to a high art are legendary. It’s amazing how appealing that stack of dirty dishes looks when you’re not feeling your writing mojo, but there is a way that you [...]

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“I made no resolutions for the New Year. The habit of making plans, of criticizing, sanctioning and molding my life, is too much of a daily event for me.” — Anais Nin Here we are on the last day of the year once again. Whether 2011 has been a banner year for you, or one [...]

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Book Review: Conscious Language: The Logos of Now –The Discovery, Code, and Upgrade to Our New Conscious Human Operating System By Robert Tennyson Stevens Mastery Systems, LLC, 2007 Each of us uses words to communicate with each other to describe how we think and how we feel. We use words to make sense of our [...]

Stretching Yourself

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No, I have not switched this to a fitness blog. What I mean by stretching yourself is reaching beyond your comfort zone just a bit to step up to your next level of greatness. We are entering a new month and nearing the end of the third quarter of the year. It’s time once again [...]

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Here’s a copy of the review I posted about this book on Amazon.com: Creating Sales Velocity: Awaken Your Power to Attract Sales Effortlessly by Matthew Ferry, Spirit Publishing, LLC First, I will say that I don’t remember ever ordering this book, so when it arrived in the mail I was a bit puzzled. I was [...]

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It’s been said that we teach that which we most need to learn, and I have found that to be a profoundly true statement. I have been doing freelance writing and blogging for many years, but there are times when I hit slumps where I feel blocked and I just don’t feel inspired to write. [...]

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On this blog I write a lot about personal development as it relates to business development because as you grow and develop and hone your skills so will your business continue to grow and move forward. Today I want to take a look at some of the tangible ways that you can work towards developing [...]