Sell More Books This Holiday. Here’s How…

The holiday season brings many opportunities for authors. Families, co-workers, friends, networkers and even the Grinch shop for the perfect Gifts for book-lovers. From fiction, non fiction, Poetry, Sci-fi and sweet holiday romance for those hallmark enthusiasts who dream not only of movies but to curl up in the warmth of Christmas bliss. Their goal? To get lost in the world of the ideal relationship. … Continue reading Sell More Books This Holiday. Here’s How…

Goals: Killing Me Softly…

Goals…There’s no telling what you can do when you get inspired by them. There’s no telling what you can do when you believe in them. And there’s no telling what will happen when you act upon them. —Jim Rohn Over the past few months we had lots of birthdays at the office. So we could all enjoy,  I bought candies! More specifically M&M’s with all the … Continue reading Goals: Killing Me Softly…

Travel For Fun! 9 Things To Do To Break Life’s Monotony…

  This is the beginning of anything you want. The daily grind. Don’t you just hate it? Day after day you get up, do the same thing over and over, and over again. Alive but never really living. You dream of  lazy days; or those days when you’ll be able to do just what you want to do. Be careful what you wish for though, … Continue reading Travel For Fun! 9 Things To Do To Break Life’s Monotony…

If We Stay Where We Are…

If we stay where we are, where we’re stuck, where we’re comfortable and safe, we die there. We become like mushrooms, living in the dark, with poop up to our chins. If you want to know only what you already know, you’re dying. You’re saying: Leave me alone; I don’t mind this little rathole. It’s warm and dry. Really, it’s fine. When nothing new can get … Continue reading If We Stay Where We Are…

Writers Block. Stuck In A Rut. 21 Ways To Overcome…

You can’t think yourself out of a writing block; you have to write yourself out of a thinking block. ~John Rogers Writers block is a common phenomenon among writers. It’s the condition of being unable to think of what to write or how to proceed with writing. The question was asked and the list was compiled from advice gleaned from a Book Writers’ forum. The ideas … Continue reading Writers Block. Stuck In A Rut. 21 Ways To Overcome…

Rushing To A Place Where You Don’t Want To Be. The Answer Is In The Why…

I go to seek a Great Perhaps. ~Francois Rabelais Rushing to a place where you don’t want to be. Why? Why do you do that? Why do you spend your life rushing around? Rushing to work? Rushing home to a place where you do not want to be. Rushing to water a failing relationship with family, friends or foe? Rushing to do what others want … Continue reading Rushing To A Place Where You Don’t Want To Be. The Answer Is In The Why…

Top 20 Companies To Work For…

Success is no accident Years ago I managed the process that led to GlaxoSmithKline capturing the coveted Employer of Choice Award. It was indeed a great place to work. Since then I have always been encouraged by other companies who achieve the same feat and become the envy of many who long for a great place to work…somewhere you can’t wait to jump out of … Continue reading Top 20 Companies To Work For…

On The Hunt? 7 Ways To Show Your Talents And Accomplishments…

Life changes. Careers that once were exciting later becomes a strain or even boring. Sometimes the organization changes or a beloved supervisor leaves and the environment becomes unbearable. Other times you may simply want more…or less as with managers who no longer wish to lead. Newly weds may want to start a family and just want to do enough to get by. Resume Reveal Well … Continue reading On The Hunt? 7 Ways To Show Your Talents And Accomplishments…

Living Your Life As A Mask…

A new writer shared her Instagram name. It was nowhere close to her real names . I beckoned to her… smile in tow…”you do make it hard, don’t you? In haste she retorted “it’s so my employer can’t find me”. I smiled. Our Lives In Compartments How many of us are like that? We live our lives in compartments trying to separate our true selves … Continue reading Living Your Life As A Mask…

The Biggest Challenge Writers Face….

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. ― Maya Angelou A public writers forum asked the question “what is the single biggest challenge you as a writer face?” Here I share responses as writers chimed in: Writing everyday Marketing Not enough erasers Find an agent A full-time job that isn’t Learning all the required skills – writing, editing, cover art, publishing, marketing, … Continue reading The Biggest Challenge Writers Face….