Yearly Archives: 2019

8 ways to keep your New Year’s resolutions on track

“It’s only mid-January, but chances are pretty good that all those lofty resolutions you made before the clock struck midnight on Dec. 31 have fallen by the wayside,” says executive coach Harrison Monarth in an article for Entrepreneur. What happens? We have good intentions, but the reality isn’t fun. We don’t see results soon enough. We […]

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‘A leap of faith to a dream job’ marks 28 years

I’m celebrating 28 years in business this month – wow! Check out “A leap of faith to a dream job (with a great boss)” for a look at the best things about running my own business, and tips and resources if by chance you’re thinking about taking your own leap. Fireworks photo by Jingda Chen […]

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10 ways to spot a word nerd

Happy New Year, and Happy Word Nerd Day! You know you are a word nerd when… You receive a word-a-day calendar for Christmas (featured today is Occam’s razor, “a scientific or philosophical rule that favors the simplest explanation”). Your Christmas gifts also include several books about words and/or bookstore gift certificates. You’re thrilled when The […]

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Don’t weaponize that toxic misinformation

Toxic. Misinformation. Justice. Weaponize. Do these words capture the mood of your 2018? They do for many people, according to the various dictionaries and online sources that track the topics we search for online. Here are the Words of the Year for 2018 that caught the public’s imagination, showed widespread use or reflected important events, […]

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