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Hello from the hustle and bustle which is South by Southwest! I am delighted to let you know that my Escape from Cubicle Nation book, officially hitting the shelves on April 30, is now available for pre-orders.  All of you dear blog readers have been so tremendously supportive of me while I was writing it […]

When I was about ten years old, our roof got in some serious disrepair.  We lived in a house built in 1906, and the creaky beams and bones of wood were showing their age.  The wooden shingles had been damaged by years of rain and wind, and water started to leak through the ceiling. My […]

I am the first person to tell you that blogging and podcasting can completely change your business.  It has done gigantic wonders for mine:  brought clients, partners, a book deal, friends, press coverage and intense joy since I love to write so much. This is not to say that it is not hard sometimes to […]

A couple of months ago my husband was in discussion with some business associates who wanted to form a joint venture construction company.  Since just about everyone I have ever met in business has told me to run screaming from partnerships, I was quite leery of the whole idea. So in addition to asking a […]

I have a pile of books to read and review next to my bathtub.  The Go-Giver:  A little story about a powerful business idea sat there for awhile, until I finally picked it up the other evening and started reading it.  I was drawn in by the simple story, and got more and more encouraged […]

I have a pile of books to read and review next to my bathtub.  The Go-Giver:  A little story about a powerful business idea sat there for awhile, until I finally picked it up the other evening and started reading it.  I was drawn in by the simple story, and got more and more encouraged […]

Help ME help YOU

How many times have you talked to a new acquaintance and heard him or her say "Just let me know if there is anything I can do for you!"  What was your response? For most people, it is a polite smile and "thanks." Boy, are you missing an opportunity! The more time I spend in […]