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My 9 Month Overnight Success on Medium

This isn’t a “how to” about going viral. Or how to dominate Medium.com. What it is, though, is a story of what I learned after one of my articles got a lot of attention there overnight (literally). I wrote an article for my blog back several months ago about challenging the conventional wisdom surrounding social media. ItContinue Reading

7 Reasons Why Every Job Seeker Should Blog: A Mini Case Study

I’m happy to share this recent project I collaborated on with Mark Schaefer. Mark sort of does it all (and I’m not sure how) — simultaneously consulting with Fortune 500 clients, publishing the blog {grow}, writing books and teaching at Rutgers. This was a lot of fun to design I can’t wait for you to checkContinue Reading

5 Ways to Show Gratitude Every Day

Here are 5 things I’ve learned about gratitude over the years. 1. Don’t assume people know how grateful you are. Tell them. A simple, heartfelt “thank you” can make all the difference. In fact, a little gratitude goes a long way. People will move mountains for you when they truly know how much they mean toContinue Reading

What the Internet Can’t Do For Your Business

Since launching my 100% online business earlier this year, I’ve noticed this juxtaposition — the more time I spend OFFLINE, the better I feel. I feel more connected to what matters, not less. I feel more alive, more engaged. But I also feel compelled to spend time online because that’s where my business lives, whichContinue Reading

The Secret to Standing Out in a Crowded Niche

Anyone who’s ever started a blog wants it to be successful. You’re here writing about your passion, sharing your ideas about how you want to change your corner of the world and yes, aiming to get more business. Blogging is hard work. It can take hours to write, edit and publish a single post likeContinue Reading

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