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Stories of Growth Podcast

I’m a month and eight episodes in to my new podcast, Stories of Growth. I’ve been publishing a new episode every week, and have all episodes planned through the end of this year. It’s been a very fun experience so far, and it helps that this is my second podcast. I’ve gotten to speak to

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Tracking Learning with Degreed

One of the things I have been wanting to do for a while is track my growth in learning new skills. I’m a learning addict, so I like taking new courses and reading books about topics that interest me, but it’s not necessarily anything I track. And, I hate to admit this, but I sometimes buy

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[Time] Waste Management: 5 Ways I Cut Time Waste

Patience is not one of my virtues. Just ask anyone in my family. I can get frustrated quickly, and my anxiety definitely kicks in when something comes up that is unexpected AND a time suck. Needless to say, I hate wasting time. Over the years I’ve developed some strategies for cutting back on those time

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The Meaning in Work

One of the ways I keep myself motivated to go to the gym is the promise of listening to great podcasts (from this Freakanomics podcast episode I now know this is called temptation bundling). One such podcast is the TED Radio Hour. This week I listened to the episode on the Meaning of Work, featuring highlights of

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Learning = Growth

I recently had the pleasure of recording a podcast interview with Jennifer Sacco, and we had a wonderful conversation about business and life. One of the questions that Jennifer asked me was, “Besides family, what do you care most about?” My answer: learning. I believe deeply in the incredible capacity that we have as humans

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My Favorite Resources for Learning Online

You know what experts LOVE doing? Learning. I am a learning addict. I love learning new skills, and deepening my knowledge and applications of skills I already have. Access to high-quality courses is better than ever, and it’s only going to get easier to access excellent content to help you grow your expertise. Udemy. I’ve

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We Need to Talk About Impostor Syndrome

No one will pay me for this. This isn’t worth anything. Who do I think I am? I’m a fraud. What if someone finds out? I’ll never be as successful as her. Look at this business. It’s so much better than mine. It’s already been said and done before. What can I possibly add? If

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18 Things You Can Do to Show Your Stuff

You know your stuff. Are you showing it? With so many social media platforms to reach the big, wide, world, that means there are that many ways to show off your expertise. Don’t think you have any expertise? Wait for an upcoming blog post by me that will convince you otherwise… If it makes you

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“Be curious, not judgmental.” -Walt Whitman

In this Age of Snark, it’s not easy to separate judgment from our lives. If you’re reading this, then you have experience reading things on the internet, which means that you’ve witnessed any number of negative, even vitriolic, exchanges between two or more parties who just know that they are right. If you haven’t witnessed

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