The Way I Am

I was off on a fabulous trip this week which led to fun and learning and fatigue all at once — par for the traveling course. I was with my Marshall Goldsmith 100 Coaches Group out in Phoenix, learning from the likes of former Ford CEO Alan Mulally, who was born in Oakland, turned around […]

I Haven’t Blogged in Two Months and Here’s the Crazy Reason Why

Oh hiiiiiiiiiiiiiii! It’s me, Claire. Your long-lost blogging buddy. Generally I love me some good ole’ regular blogging. But things happen, you see, and this year THINGS HAPPENED and it has taken me more than a couple of months to get my groove back. Here’s the situation: Twins are coming! Boys, to be exact, which […]

Day 7: Money, Money, Money, Money!

{Have you checked out the free 7-day Start Your Blog Challenge? Sign up here.  More than a decade ago, people starting earning full-time livings blogging. Alas, that has not stopped the world from asking every blogger who has ever admitted to blogging if you can actually earn a living with a such a “job”. Job […]

Day 1: Why You Want to Blog

Today we’re going to talk about WHY you want to blog, and why your WHY matters anyway. But first, let’s get introductions out of the way. I’m Claire Diaz-Ortiz. (AKA @Claire on the twitters.) I’ve been blogging for 11 years. 11 long-short, fast-slow crazy years of change and growth. Let me tell you about that […]