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Mathematics, Excel, and Personal Decision Making

In the late 1990s I attended a career planning class. Part of the class included a method of handling large decisions (e.g., career choices, places to live, etc.). While the course walked us through the process on paper, when I … Continue reading

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Crisis or Opportunity?

Change can create tension because no one is certain what will happen next. These crises vary by your environment and how you respond to uncertainty and stress. Today I’ll share my rather simple operating principle, as I’ve been through a … Continue reading

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Book Marketing, Continued

In the past week I’ve been reaching out to colleges and universities with technical writing programs as a way to get the book out there in front of educators. This has been a multi-step, multi-day filtering process, but I believe … Continue reading

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Insuring Your Business

As a freelancer, you will be on your own when it comes to finding and paying for insurance…and that’s just to cover you, personally: health, auto, and home. But what about your business? As it turns out, you need insurance … Continue reading

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Fear of Success

Why on Earth would anyone be afraid of success? Success is supposed to be a good thing, right? You have the recognition and respect of people around you–peers, strangers, whoever. Yet some people do wrong things or refuse to do … Continue reading

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