What Should Freelancers Do With Their Rage?

When you do a bit of reading about what freelance writers should do to be noticed and get the attention of editors and other potential…

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It’s Not Just Writers Who Should Backup and Capture Their Work

Big news recently as Telltale Games, the developer of popular “story” games like The Wolf Among us and The Walking Dead, suddenly closed up shop.…

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This is How you Inspire Team Loyalty

Here’s a simple tip for managers who are looking to inspire their teams to perform their best, to bring their most creative ideas and offer…

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More on the Dignity of Work

Last week I broke one of my cardinal rules: Never try to have a nuanced argument with someone on Twitter. The inciting incident was a…

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Work, Dignity and Doing What You Can

Like the rest of you, I’ve been following the story of actor Geoffrey Owens over the last few weeks. After someone noticed him working at…

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The Next Chapter

Last December I got a message from the staffing agency I’d been working with for a while that an opportunity was available. A financial services…

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Fitting In Isn’t The Point of Work

A recent Fast Company piece offers a number of tips for those who fear they aren’t fitting in with their coworkers. It’s all fine advice…

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The One Key To Productive Meetings: A Desired Result

As always, there are lots of places where you can find all the 17 things you need to run a successful meeting. They’ll offer you…

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Two Years Post-Layoff: Lessons in Freelancing, Contracting and Getting Through the Day

You may have noticed I largely took June off from publishing here. There were some other things I wanted to focus on and needed to…

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Not Everyone Can Do This

I have to admit I’m more than a bit put out by frequent blog posts and stories offering ideas for people to consider if they’re…

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