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 […]

How Goals Can Help You Define Success

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It’s no secret that I love me some productivity hacks. So last year, I was all smiles when I stumbled upon a wonderful productivity resource: the Beyond the To-Do List Podcast. Since that time, I’ve listened to dozens of Erik Fisher’s […]

The Art of Disappointing Others

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I don’t think I’m only one who lives in fear of disappointing others. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that my fear of disappointing others has led on a number of occasions to bad decisions, overwork, and […]

A Free Downloadable Guide to Setting Up Your Own Blog

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It’s September! Are you shocked? I am. Apparently, the end of August didn’t tip me off. It never does, I tell you.  I’m here to tell you today how much I love blogging. I love it. Love. Love. Most of […]

The Superpower of the Personal Touch

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This is a guest post by Jeff Becker, a sales professional and entrepreneur. Currently, he works as an Account Executive @ LinkedIn and is also the Co-Founder of earhoox. Superpowers in the traditional sense might be neat, but until I am accidentally soaked […]

The Art of the Start

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It’s no secret that starting is one of the hardest things you can ever do. My friend Jon Acuff says it well in his great book, Start. “You don’t need to go back in time to be awesome; you just […]