I remember hearing the name Jeff Goins mentioned by multiple friends, back when his book, Wrecked, hit the shelves. I heard glowing reviews and thought boy, I should read that. But, I didn't. And the following year when he was working on The In-Between: Embracing the Tension Between Now and the Next Big Thing and a friend was reading an advanced copy and raving about it I thought again about how I should read it. Jeff spoke at a conference I attended, but I was volunteering in a photography sessions, so I missed his talk. I met him briefly, and silently reminded myself to read his books. Fast forward
For some, the family into which you are born has a great deal to do with your future job. I was born the daughter of a Mechanical Engineering degree holding father who taught computer aided drafting at a local technical college and worked for an engineering firm till he could become licensed and start his own firm. My mom was a stay at home mom, but as us kids grew older, she too started her own business. By the time I was 17 and graduating high school I had helped to form two LLC's, start and manage several business, helped to write business plans and had worked with licensing boards and business
You might enjoy my series,Things I Learned fromJon Acuff Things I Learned from Jon Acuff Social Media Tips from Jon Acuff Blogging Tips from Jon Acuff What I Taught Jon Acuff About Twitter Get Jon Acuff's Book, Start You've heard the song, It's 5 O'Clock Somewhere, right? Well, how about we punch fear in the face and look forward to 5:AM more than we look forward to 5:PM. Radical? I thought so too. You see, being average isn't hard. Anyone can do it. You don't give up anything to be average. But, to be awesome? You get up early, you punch 5 in the face and you Start working on your
My most recent labors of love have been big projects. Some web based for large clients, some still ongoing, but the one I'm here to tell you about today is a physical product that I'm really excited about... A Garden Journal. You can read all about what it's like, how it came to be and the wonderful people and publisher who made it happen: The Mom Prepares Garden Journal. All of the photography in the journal is mine!
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Turns out, ProBlogger's book sale wasn't just for Cyber Monday. Oh, no! This is a 10th Anniversary sale that lasts till Dec 3rd. That means you can pick up any ProBlogger book at a discount of 50-90% or get the entire package of all six books for just $60. Crazy, huh? As an email subscriber/member of the original 31 days to Build a Better Blog series I can tell you that book is fabulous! I haven't read the others, but I've appreciated Darren's blog for a long time and know he offers top-notch advice. Titles in this sale include: 31 Days to Build a Better Blog ProBlogger’s Guide to Your First Week