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 […]

My Top Posts of 2013

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I’m making a good show of being on vacation this week, and am taking a digital break as a result. If you’re not sure what a digital break is, or why I think they are so important, see this article […]

Three Keys to a Successful Digital Detox

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I’m coming at you from the heart of my digital detox.   Because the Internet is magic, and the computer is her magician, you are reading this here blog post even though I am not currently typing it. No, I […]

Do You Need to Slow Down?

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Even without knowing you, I bet I know one true thing about you.  You need to slow down. Do you race too fast, running from task to task and chore to chore and event to event, nary breathing in the […]