My Favorite Movies About Writing

My Favorite Movies About Writing

Writing is, as all of you know, a solitary, cerebral occupation. Even when you’re actually pounding on your keyboard, you’re in your head. The process of writing, the blood, sweat, and tears of it, is difficult to dramatize. Lots of characters in movies are writers,...

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I Don’t Want to Grow Up

I Don’t Want to Grow Up

This weekend I saw the Houston ballet production of Peter Pan. It was magical. The dancing was gorgeous and the flying sequences otherworldly. It was my first time seeing this ballet and there was a big chunk of the story that I didn't remember. It was so odd that I...

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I Hate Doing Laundry!

I Hate Doing Laundry!

I hate to do laundry. Mainly because it ends up taking all day and it's not fun. Different people procrastinate for different reasons. I have two. It's a terrible chore that I hate doing like laundryIt's a job that seems too big to start. I suffer from overwhelm big...

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Steal From the Best

Steal From the Best

If you have a project and you're struggling to get started, spend some time looking at other people’s work. You will find unexpected inspiration from this exercise. Here’s My Aha Moment When I was redesigning my website, I felt overwhelmed because website design is...

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Never Let Them See You Sweat

Never Let Them See You Sweat

Last week we talked about taking constructive criticism like a champ because its purpose is to help you improve and succeed. What do you do when the person giving you feedback doesn’t have positive motives? How do you handle destructive criticism designed to...

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Make Feedback Your Friend

Make Feedback Your Friend

The best way to quickly improve is to get feedback. Businesses know this. Everybody from Amazon to Walgreens uses customer insights. I even got a survey from the Astros after I went to a game. But lots of people feel that getting feedback on yourself and your projects...

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The Creative Secret of Writing Longhand

The Creative Secret of Writing Longhand

It seems every time I turn around these days, there is a new app, software, or digital tool to help me manage my creative life. Whether it is a new social media scheduler, writing software, or a to do list app, the tools for us as creatives keep expanding. I've tried...

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Does Your E-mail Have Resting Bitch Face?

Does Your E-mail Have Resting Bitch Face?

This week a friend was listening to me dictate a text message. She said, “You use a lot of exclamation marks.” She didn't mean it as a compliment. Unfazed, I responded “It's because you cannot tell tone in emails and texts.” In fact, I believe that just like some...

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Your Missing Link – Linked In for Creatives

Your Missing Link – Linked In for Creatives

If you are a creative, you may think that Linked In is not for you. You may see it as boring, stuffy, and corporate-oriented. But there is more to Linked In than meets the eye. Be Easy to Find If you are a writer or any kind of content creator, you need to be easy to...

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Track Your Wins and Make More Money

Track Your Wins and Make More Money

Everyone wants to make more money.  Traditionally, to win raises and promotions we work hard and hope somebody notices.  But to stand out from the crowd, you have to be your own advocate, highlighting what you are doing.  The simplest place to start is...

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Hi I’m Lindsey!

Hi I’m Lindsey!

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