A huge segment of historical romance novels : the Scottish Highlanders. Have you seen Outlander?
I spent the afternoon with a high-ranking government official this afternoon. Sometimes, these people's position inflates their ego. This one was very personable, very down to to Earth, and very friendly. Networking is neither my strong suit nor something essential to my life. I don’t live for these events... shall we say! However, meeting these… Continue reading Meeting Important People
Stop the nonsense! Have the courage to look the truth in the eye!
On my best days, I'm an observer (on bad days, I'm judgemental about what I observe). I think a lot of us forget the Internet is virtual reality, illusions, fake reality. Most everybody has a blog, most of them look for their little corner of success, their 15-minutes of fame, their place under the sun,… Continue reading Gone Into The Ether
Communication is one of the most complex act in the world, not in performing, but in understanding. Two people need a common set of reference and a clear context so communication is successful. Obviously, communication fails if one of the two people attempting it does not grasp what they are talking about. It looks rather… Continue reading Misinterpretation
Wow! August went by like a ball of fire! (You watch roll and you keep your hands off of it!) Seriously, it has been so busy I ended up in September wondering where those 31 days went. I've been busy moving my ageing mother to a new apartment. She left a remote area to live… Continue reading What Happened?!
Some people are just oblivious of their behaviors. They act like jerks and wonder why they have no friends, why people flee when they walk into a room. They do everything they can to stay “right” in their mind and end up pushing people away. You cannot keep hurting someone and not damage the relationship… Continue reading Oblivious
Enjoy the process rather be anxious over the result, be brave enough to follow your instincts and dare be different. Going against the mainstream is not easy. We are trained to fit in. From the moment we start moving we know restraints, confinement, little space. We are training to occupy and mess our own personal… Continue reading Dare Be Yourself
They say the more often you post blogs, the more traffic you get. Weekly blog posts, as opposed to daily ones, bring in only a third of the traffic. Now, the questions are: what are my priorities and how do I effectively invest my energy in what matters? One thing I know is that I… Continue reading It is true!
This marketing stuff is a vicious [circle] circus! Know your audience, know how to reach them, know what they want and provide it... and don't forget to let them know you give them added value! (Like a free ebook on a topic they are actually interested in.) Well, I can get a good visual of… Continue reading What a Circus!