Category Archives: Professional Development

Cut Through Fear-Based Inaction: A Practical Idea on How

Let’s talk about how to cut through fear-based inaction. By that I mean, stalling on something you know you need to do, because you are afraid to do it. Have you ever neglected to take an action or make a … Continue reading

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3 Time Saving Productivity Hacks For Writers (and Anyone Else)

Writers, just like many professions, lose a lot of ground with unnecessary distractions. Here are three tips to help gain some back. Continue reading

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The Upsides of Social Distancing: An Introverted Entrepreneur’s Take

The following is a tale of the upsides of “social distancing” as an introverted entrepreneur. If you would have told me, even a month ago, that the current state of affairs would be the case in the dealing with the … Continue reading

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4 Marketing Trends for 2020: My Takeaways from Social Media Marketing World

I just spent six glorious days in lovely San Diego, California. Having completed my Bachelor’s degree there, it felt like coming home again. Well, at least home to the place I had the privilege of living for 2.5 years but … Continue reading

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A “New and Improved” Way to Tackle the New Year

I’ve come to a realization about starting out the new year that has made a big difference for me, as an introvert. Read about it in less than 500 words! Continue reading

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2019: Year in Review

I’ve come to appreciate that each year is unique in its own way. Though many things remain the same year over year, different themes and challenges emerge each lap the earth takes around the sun. As such, I thought it … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks for Those Who Paved the Way for My Entrepreneurship (SummerTime Communications)

As a new business owner, I’m reflecting with thanksgiving on the professional contacts that have helped make my journey possible. Continue reading

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Thoughts on Overstated Enthusiasm in Language

I have a problem. It seems to be a problem, anyway. Too much enthusiasm. To the point that perhaps its value is diluted. Does that sound like a problem to you? Allow me to explain further. I am a naturally … Continue reading

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Mythbusters: The Self-Made Man (or Woman) – Examining the Claim & A More Humble Perspective

It is sometimes said of or by successful people that they are a “self-made man” (Or woman.) This, to me, seems to indicate that those who report them as such are of the belief that they achieved their mountaintop status … Continue reading

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I’m Sorry, You Apologized for WHAT?? A Brief Look at Our Over-Apologizing Culture

Originally published 12/15/17. Updated 1/2/21. I can’t tell you how it started. I can tell you that once I noticed it, it was everywhere and impossible to ignore. The overuse of “I’m sorry.” I was formerly a power-user of the … Continue reading

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