Discussion of Linchpin by Seth Godin

Being Indispensable Seth Godin does not like factories. A factory does not have to be a huge building with an assembly line and thousands of workers. It could be an office, or a flower shop; anywhere a job manual could be written for a position that does not require passion or individuality. Being a Linchpin … Continue reading Discussion of Linchpin by Seth Godin

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Stop Procrastination–Now

Slaying the Procrastination Monster Procrastination is brutal. It’s this big, dark cloud that hangs over our lives and our businesses. We will all experience it in one form or another if given enough time. The trick is figuring out how to defeat it. Dread Call it what it is. If you are procrastinating something, then … Continue reading Stop Procrastination–Now

The Legend of Sisyphus

Motivated for the Right Reasons Motivational quote pictures are everywhere. They are visual, short, easily shareable, and elicit a reaction. Most of the time they are great and give people–myself included–an extra jolt to get through whatever is going on at that time. Follow a few motivational accounts and you will come across a picture … Continue reading The Legend of Sisyphus

Stop Lurking

Calling Out the Lurkers We are inundated with people trying to catch our attention. Banner ads, billboards, social media promoted posts, and plenty of content creators finishing articles or videos with: Please like, share, comment, and subscribe! What’s the deal? Why should you like, share or subscribe? After this article, I hope you will interact … Continue reading Stop Lurking

Don’t Undervalue Working for Free

The Trick to Starting Out Free is underrated in a world where people are looking to make a quick buck. They think of immediate success when starting out on a new venture. Potential business owners look at the market to see who is buying and who is selling. Then they make the decision to do … Continue reading Don’t Undervalue Working for Free

Three Examples of Perspective

Writing Examples of Perspective Every story has a point of view as every person as a perspective on the world. It is from this point of view that authors can craft their stories to bring the most tension, suspense, and enjoyment out of the narrative. Each POV comes with its own limitations and strengths. Knowing the … Continue reading Three Examples of Perspective

Your Book Cover’s Promise

Book Covers Are Essential to Selling Novels You should most definitely judge a book by its cover. I give you permission, but I’m only talking about books. Your book cover is its most important sales tool, and it is what is going to attract the reader’s eye. There is a reason publishers pay high dollar … Continue reading Your Book Cover’s Promise

How to Write Point of View – Part 1: The Perspective

Writing Point of View to Maximize a Story’s Impact Have you ever noticed different books tell stories in different ways? Some books are inside the character's mind and in others, you're looking down on the characters from the sky or over one's shoulder. This is called the Point of View (POV). It’s the perspective of … Continue reading How to Write Point of View – Part 1: The Perspective