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Tips for Adulthood: Five Tips for New Entrepreneurs

On occasional Wednesdays, I offer tips for adulthood. I started my new communications consultancy...

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Teaching Writing: Editing vs. Coaching

There’s a scene in one of my all-time favorite films, All that Jazz, that addresses the...

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New Year’s Resolutions: Choose Concepts, Not Lists

While home visiting my family over the holidays, my sister mentioned a few of the resolutions...

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  • Tips for Adulthood: Five Tips for New Entrepreneurs

    On occasional Wednesdays, I offer tips for adulthood. I started my new communications consultancy almost a year ago. Since then, I’ve been hard at work delivering a combination of mini-courses, workshops and one-on-one coaching. What’s odd is that although I’ve worked as a freelancer before, I’m learning a whole new set of skills this time […]

    Posted on February 20, 2019 0 comments
  • Teaching Writing: Editing vs. Coaching

    There’s a scene in one of my all-time favorite films, All that Jazz, that addresses the perennial question about innate talent vs. learned ability. In the scene, the protagonist –  a choreographer modeled on the legendary Bob Fosse – confronts a ballerina in his company who’s crying because she knows she’s not as good as the […]

    Posted on February 8, 2019 0 comments
  • New Year’s Resolutions: Choose Concepts, Not Lists

    While home visiting my family over the holidays, my sister mentioned a few of the resolutions she’d set for herself this year. They included doing more fiction writing (and, specifically, being willing to endure 100 rejections ), upgrading to varifocals so that she doesn’t need to hold a book within an inch of her eye to […]

    Posted on February 1, 2019 0 comments
  • Tips for Adulthood: Five Reasons to Confront Pain as we Age

    On occasional Wednesdays, I offer tips for adulthood. I went to see a neurologist recently. I suffer from migraines. And while they aren’t nearly as bad as those endured by some of my friends – i.e. I don’t vomit, I’m not light-sensitive, etc. – they aren’t pleasant. I really should have done this awhile ago. […]

    Posted on January 16, 2019 0 comments
  • Life Lessons from Philip Roth: “Believe in Your Own Crap”

    I was scrolling through my list of podcasts the other day – listening to podcasts being my latest hobby – when I came across a New Yorker podcast devoted to the late author Philip Roth. Roth was a very controversial author, and not everybody’s “cuppa” (as my mother is wont to say). While I haven’t […]

    Posted on January 10, 2019 0 comments