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How to be Loud & Proud or Brassy & Bold and Still Be Successful

How to be Loud & Proud or Brassy & Bold and Still Be Successful

I remember one day, back before I became independent, sitting at my desk while one of my bosses (I had four at this one company) sat across me giving me the evil eye. I remember being shy and afraid, but holding it in check.

I’d written an article, with his help, that was published in an industry magazine, and I’d put my name on it. Along with his, of course.

My Muse Inspires Me Today

My Muse Inspires Me Today

We talked about too this and too that, last week. That’s part of what I’m saying again, this week.

You are not too this or too that. When you say those things, you become the villain in your own story.

The hero doesn’t lament being too tall or too short or too fat or too thin. Yes, she has doubts. Yes, she hesitates and wonders if someone else should be doing this task.

But she most often learns that it’s not the struggle, it’s the epiphany that comes from the struggle, that rules the say.

I Turned 29 Again Today and Other Musings on a Friday

I Turned 29 Again Today and Other Musings on a Friday

I turned 29 again, today. I do it quite a bit.

I am quite fond of my 29th year, and as it’s a short bit ahead of the dreaded 30, I exalt in it on a regular basis. Don’t you?

The fact that I turned 29 again today, and other musing on a Friday, is my title, gives you a hint about the subject.

I’m sharing some deep thoughts and a few questions. I expect you to do the same, in the comments.

Big Ideas In Books: A Book Review Series #2 Wise Guy from Guy Kawasaki

Big Ideas In Books: A Book Review Series  #2 Wise Guy from Guy Kawasaki

This book, Wise Guy, is top notch. It’s not so much a story of Guy (although it is) as much as it’s a story of a young man who had dreams to fulfill, and whose family supported him in those dreams. Oh, not without conflict, mind you. Just as we all have conflict in our lives, so did Guy.