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Category Archives: Business

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

Build Something That Matters

Working from home gives me a lot of freedom to do things I love. Part of that is spending time with my grandparents, both now in their late 80s. They’ve been married for 67 years (!) and are still living in the house they retired to here in Charlotte in 1979. They have a lotContinue Reading

Do More of What Works

When it comes to online marketing, there’s no shortage of advice on what you need to do to succeed. A quick inquiry from Google displays over 15 million results. Take your pick. It’s easy to find contradicting advice too. For every “10 Steps to Online Fame & Fortune” blog post there’s a “8 Things You’re DoingContinue Reading