Here’s a question that came in to me: Do you have any recommendations for business and personal bookkeeping programs? I am thinking of recommending Quicken to a client but have not used it in years. I wrote this response: …and what I use is QuickBooksPro. It does seem to be almost the ‘standard’ now for [...]
Archive for November, 2008
I was working on a posting for Just Whelmed, which is about loving your work…and I found (gotta love Google) this posting from Steve Pavlina, author of Personal Development for Smart People (which I have read and learned from): http://www.stevepavlina.com/blog/2007/12/200-things-i-love-about-writing/ I wanted to post this because the people who were in last week’s 30 Articles [...]
In last week’s special tele-coaching event 30 Articles in Just 30 Days, one of the concepts that Gini Cunningham and I shared was that people need to keep their writing time (also known as composing time) separate from the time that they spend editing. The main reason for this is because such different parts of [...]
Pearl S. Buck wrote: “All things are possible until they are proved impossible — and even the impossible may only be so, as of now.” What a fabulous thought for today. I am going to put this one on the special webpage I’m creating to advertise the upcoming “Obstacle Illusions: Are You Delusional? Strategically Plan [...]
I have recently listened to a teleseminar done by Elaine Floyd where she referenced her website so I went there this morning to look around. I found this great resource: http://efgpublishing.com/2008plan.pdf Just change the date to 2009 and you’re set! She created this in conjunction with Alan Weiss, who is, in my opinion, one of [...]
WOW! What fun we had today in the *30 Articles in Just 30 Days E-vent* – and thanks to everyone for being there, participating, and really getting going on your writing. I will be doing this again in the future, so you can let friends & colleagues know about it. I’ll certainly alert you when [...]
Here’s a link to a wonderful article by Dr. Larina Kase: http://pascoaching.typepad.com/the_mindset_of_success/ It ties in with what I’ll be talking about in a couple of weeks on the teleseminar, “How to Stay Positive in a Freaked Out World.” People will be able to sign up soon.
20 Commandments of Making a Name for Yourself by Scott Ginsberg, “The Nametag Guy;” Used with permission, granted 11-18-08 via email 1. ABSORB thy lessons. Because we learn not from our experiences but from intelligent reflection upon those experiences. Start by making lists called, “101 Lessons I Learned from…” 2. ARTICULATE thy -est. Fastest. Slowest. [...]
Since I’m getting ready for the 30 Artices in 30 Days event, I’m surfing around finding some great resources. Here’s one: http://www.43folders.com/2004/11/18/hack-your-way-out-of-writers-block And be sure to check out the final tip…below the numbered ones. I love it! Great story.
I heard someone say, “It’s not who you are that’s holding you back…It’s who you think you’re not.” Ponder that for a moment. Anyone who is reading this, whether a Life of E’s member or someone else who has found our blog, is perfectly capable of doing myriad jobs, tasks, projects, etc. You have goals, [...]