Do You Have a Confident Heart?

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I’m a huge fan of devotionals, and throughout the course of each year I work through a few different ones during my morning routine — which I call my PRESENT time. (See here for a full outline of what I […]

Five Ways to Learn from Others

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Learning is growing, and not just because Sesame Street told us so. I’m going to go out on a limb and say that to be successful human beings on this here planet we need to be constantly looking for ways […]

Want to Join the Hope Runs Launch Team?

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My new book, Hope Runs, is coming out next month, and I’m so excited. We’ve set up a whole micro website of information and resources about the book that you can check out here. The book, as I’ve said, is […]

When It’s Time to Cut Back on a Goal

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Goal-setting is a tricky business, and one I love discussing the ins and outs of setting smart goals and reaching them regularly. One of the most mistaken ideas out there in goal-setting is that you always need to be increasing […]

Four Ways to Get the Most Out of Attending a Conference

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We’re entering conference season again, and although I won’t be participating much this year as I’m nearing the no-fly zone in my pregnancy, I’ve been thinking a lot about all the droves of folks who will be attending conferences in […]

How to Self-Publish a Book in 12 Steps

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This is the second part of a two-part guest post series by Mary DeMuth (also see part 1, “How to Turn a Blog Post Into a Book”). Mary has a new book out called Not Marked, which was written thanks […]

Where Should You Store Your Photos?

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In my grand tradition of being late to new technology, I finally got a new iPhone last month. It’s brand-spanking new and I’m all up to date. I can put my thumb on a little button and it recognizes my […]

How to Turn a Blog Post into a Book

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This is part 1 of a two-part guest post series by Mary DeMuth, a gal I first stumbled upon several years ago thanks to her great blog. Mary has a new book out called Not Marked, which was written thanks to […]

How to Measure Productivity

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I’ve been thinking a lot about productivity of late, especially after recently having one of the most productive days I’ve had in a long time. Although I love everything related to productivity: from understanding how to really rock it, to […]

How to Be Insanely Productive

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A few weeks ago, I had one of those days. No, not one of those days where you you lie around in pajamas eating nachos and wondering why your big project isn’t getting done, but the other kind. The kind […]