A while back, I told a story about what I learned at recess. I was a teacher and my kids continually taught me about what it means to be human. One lesson was that it is much easier to find the bad in someone than recognize the good. At the end of my post, I […]
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1. Calls himself a social media expert. Sometimes people who call themselves an expert are the very ones who turn out not to be one. In the Internet Wild West, especially particularly in the new frontier of social media, “experts” are popping up like weeds in a vegetable garden, in places and situations where they do more harm […]
I didn’t grow up with Mr. Rogers, but my daughter did, and, man, did he did know about people and relationships and, well, etiquette. “Etiquette? What’s that?” you say. I’ve been thinking about etiquette lately. You know, that word that describes treating someone with respect, integrity, sensitivity. With empathy? Anita Campbell, the highly respected Editor-in-Chief of Small Business […]
I just hung up the phone. Lost a writing job. Actually, I turned it down. And I’m smiling. “I’d like three articles written about my business,” he said. “And I need to place them in newspapers. Maybe in online directories, too. How much would you charge for that?” I used to be the Ninja Copywriter. I could do […]