I was watching Shark Tank last night and someone with a very cool-looking product started his pitch to the sharks. At first, it sounded good. A great, high-end product, a lot of research, and a very pretty video were all presented. But then the questions started… the inevitable questions about money. “How will we get […]
This week something extraordinary happened… I took my own advice. Yep, teachers often teach but don’t always do. And doing is important! Last week I spent about six hours creating and launching a new product. It’s something I tell my non-fiction writing students to do all the time, yet rarely do any of them do […]
I’m about to get real here. Stop reading if you thing success is an overnight easy button or that some people just “have it” and others just don’t. This is personal. Raw. It’s my story. And it all started in a big white tub of salt water…
As I sit down to write this article, my cat Adela Wesa (A-day-la Way-sa, Cherokee for “Money Cat”) is crying to be let into my office. It pains her to be anywhere her humans are not. And while she’s on strict orders from her doctor to stay sequestered to one part of the house, she […]
In November of 2013, I posted my first book, Social Media Mastery on Amazon. It is a series of bite-sized trainings (I call them challenges) that I had written for a membership group where I am the social media educator. After 4 months of writing short but actionable challenges, I realized I had enough content […]
WARNING: This post contains tough love. If you tend to take things personally, do yourself a favor and stay in your own little world and do not read this post. There are several reasons you may have written your book: Credibility in your niche or field to get more business and higher-paying clients… And make […]
Do you ever feel like NOT writing? Watch this video for a little inside scoop on what to do when you don’t feel like writing… And how I got past my own writer’s block.