Tag Archives: Writing

A letter from my future self

  If you’ve ever wondered where you’re heading, or what your work and life is leading up to (if anything), then I have an exercise that might help you. This week, I suggested this exercise when several people I’m coaching … Continue reading

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“How’s the book coming along?”

A difficult conversation with someone who cares about you can help you confront an uncomfortable truth. I’ve been writing a book for the past 18 months. My friends will ask “How’s the book coming along?” I’ll respond with some vague reply … Continue reading

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25 books that changed me

When you think about it, a book is a truly magical thing. For the cost of a lunch, you can have an experience that can change your life. And that experience can be made even more profound when the book … Continue reading

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Working Out Loud: the 12-week program

In trying to help people work out loud, I’ve tried a variety of techniques. I wrote getting started guides and stories of people who did it. I gave presentations at work and one-on-one career insurance sessions. I even taught a … Continue reading

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Dear reader

Thank you. I appreciate the time you spend reading what I write. I’m still nervous every Saturday morning when I hit the “Publish” button. But, after 75 posts, I’ve come to love writing them. Looking back, I was curious to … Continue reading

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“Working out loud”: Your personal content strategy

While collaboration platforms are increasingly attractive to enterprises, most people still don’t know how to use them at work. After a brief introduction, individuals are quick to understand the concepts: the power of networks, the potential for shaping their reputation, … Continue reading

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10 gifts for that special someone (you)

Are you happy? You’re probably busy. And stressed. And have a full life. But happy? “2300 years ago, Aristotle concluded that, more than anything else, men and women seek happiness. Much has changed since Aristotle’s time. And yet…we do not … Continue reading

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