Chasing overnight success

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I enjoy reading about overnight success stories in business.  These are people or companies that have struck gold with new products or services.  Being in the right place at the right time seems to help as does having the right connections.  Clever marketing schemes have helped some brands.  Regardless of what is being offered, I’m actually more interested in the backstory … Read More

Depth and breadth

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When looking at a proposal, someone else’s project, or even my own writing I check the depth and breadth of the piece.  Has this work gone deep enough into the subject matter and wide enough in scope?  If not, I send it back with a few suggestions for improvement.  Whether it’s a one hundred word blog post or a two thousand word … Read More

Quality connections

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The connections that are built between people are only as strong as you want them to be. Moving through life, I find myself creating strong and weak bonds with different groups of people. I maintain working relationships with people around the world that I have never met in person.  They are reliable and productive, but I truly don’t know them.  Perhaps … Read More