6. December 2013

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Remembering Nelson Mandela The Entrepreneur

Remembering Nelson Mandela The Entrepreneur

We know him as the world’s personification of mettle, a leader who was stubbornly tenacious, yet also a humble servant of the people. We know of his many years spent in prison, a martyr of racial injustice. We know him as Madiba: Africa’s (and the world’s) gallant chief. As we celebrate the life he lived [...]

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29. October 2013

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On Using Quiet Time To Set Goals

On Using Quiet Time To Set Goals

I’m back to meditating. Each morning as the sun climbs into the transparent blue sky, I assume the position. There is something to it, this clearing of the mind so you fill the mind. Was it Gandhi who said something about meditating for an hour longer because he had so much to accomplish that day? [...]

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17. October 2013

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Why Walking Away Is A Good Thing

Why Walking Away Is A Good Thing

This year, I’ve been walking–mostly running–away. Running so I could start  anew, I thought. And so I sat on the coastline and drifted, much like the cascading expanse of  blue-gray. But as much in love as I was with the sea, I should have known that we were opposites. Instead, I walked away from the [...]

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30. June 2013

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Writers On The Web: Where To Start With Your Digital Marketing

Writers On The Web: Where To Start With Your Digital Marketing

“The evolution of the writer is that not only will they have to be skilled storytellers, they’ll need to be skilled at multimedia, they’ll have to be savvy marketers, they’re going to need to do all these things,” Simon Lipskar of Writers House literary agency told the Virginia Quarterly Review. Shutting off my creative brain [...]

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6. May 2013

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The Startup Writer

The Startup Writer

The world is your blank slate.   Oh but if only you could make people see that because right now, no one gets you.   So what? Can you blame them?   Fuggedaboutthem, eh?         This is where ya oughtta be. Every day. All day. Past “shitty drafts” #s 1 and #2:     [...]

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