The Five Best Books On Writing

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(Interested in learning to become a professional writer? Check out the uber popular course, Tribe Writers, that my friend Jeff puts on. It’s open until midnight tonight, March 31.) I sound like a broken record when I talk about reading. I read […]

Four Reasons You Shouldn’t Read My Blog

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Guess what? Maybe my blog isn’t for you. And maybe that other blog you read from time to time isn’t either. Should you keep reading on the off-chance that something might one day strike you as life-changing? Maybe. Or maybe […]

How to Fix a Broken Relationship

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After writing the post, Can You Be Too Helpful? last week, I got a ton of email responses and blog comments from folks with great insights. One of those folks was John Lemmon, who had some great insight. I asked […]

Free Ebooks – Today, and Every Day

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I read a lot. This year, I’m on track to hit my goal of 200 books read by December 31. Thankfully, I don’t buy all of those books. Many of them I get through free ebook offers and free kindle […]

Can You Be Too Helpful?

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Be forewarned: This post is not one in which I (attempt) to impart the limited wisdom I have gained from my life. Instead, it’s a post in which I ask for wisdom from you wise ones. The Background: My friend […]

How to Unsend an Email

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Like many of you, I get a lot of emails. And, like many of you, a lot of those emails are asks or pitches for things. Some are good, some are not so good. This week, I got one of […]

How to Create Peace in Stress

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  Usually, we don’t see the peace around us. Instead, we bury our heads in work and play and family and life-life-life and sometimes – only sometimes – do we raise our head and really see the world around us […]

A Free Copy of My Ebook: How to Fundraise on Social Media

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The ebook I came out with last year, How to Fundraise on Social Media, just launched on Amazon. It’s a niche topic, so this won’t apply to all of you who read ClaireDiazOrtiz.com. However, if this is something that interests […]

What Can You Quit Today?

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“Every single Thursday, I quit something.” – Bob Goff   My friend, Bob Goff, is crazy. In an amazing way, of course. He is one of the most accomplished people I have ever met. He runs a law firm and a […]

Three Keys to Blogging for Profit

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I’ve talked before about how blogging has been one of the most important components of my career over the years, and I love hearing stories of how others have incorporated blogging into their professional lives. Recently I had the chance to read […]