Business Advice

Comparison Is Holding You Back

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President Theodore Roosevelt once said “comparison is the thief of joy.” I realize now that comparison stems from perfectionism. When I saw perfectionism compared to a disease, I practically jumped up and shouted “Hallelujah.” This and its vengeful companion, impostor syndrome, keep me up at night or pre-occupy my brain during the day. Perfectionism keeps […]

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Reviving Your Inner Writer

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This is my entry for Positive Writer’s “How Writing Has Positively Influenced My Life” essay contest. Aka: My blog is dead! Long live the blog. Fellow writers: Without the written word, we’d feel dead, right? A shell of a person filled with strange or wonderful ideas that couldn’t be adequately expressed. And yet, when we are at […]

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5 Resolutions For When You’ve Really Screwed Up

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I suck. I really suck. But I’ve been sick. I overslept. But I needed the rest and lost an hour because of the time change. I still suck. Such is the inner conversation when you know you’ve screwed up. It really doesn’t matter how small or little the mistake is, except some suckage may take […]

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Staying Busy, Feeling Better

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As I mentioned in my last post, I’m prepping for a relaunch and won’t be blogging as much. However, I also came down with a very rare condition and wanted to share with everyone about it. Whenever I hear about a medical condition that’s completely brand new to me, I feel like it’s important to […]