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For the love of god, stop hacking everything in sight

For the love of god, stop hacking everything in sight

There are legions of people selling ways to "hack" your diet, your sex life, your weimaraner, your work. Equally, legions of people are lining up to buy, believing that this quick fix is the one that will finally work. It's not. Here's the thing: there is a reason...

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Have you seized control of your client’s experience?

Have you seized control of your client’s experience?

Two hours. They told you it would take two hours. You believed it. You counted on it. You made plans based on it. Yet you're going on five hours with no explanation. Finally, the job is done. Done well, even. But it doesn't matter because, now, you are furious....

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Stop listening to everyone

Stop listening to everyone

I know you. You're an independent, strong-willed, go-getter. You know what you need to do and how to do it. And yet, somehow, you find yourself endlessly looking for guidance from other people. Because: the internet. All that information is out there and most of it is...

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Embrace your inner Venus

Embrace your inner Venus

You are ridiculously good at what you do. You've trained hard, you've worked your ass off, and, above all, you're naturally exceedingly gifted at your craft. And this last one, sadly, is a real problem. Because if you're like many people, you may struggle with really,...

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Are you covering your ass(ets)?

Are you covering your ass(ets)?

Contracts are good. Contracts are necessary. To protect you as a client and as a service provider. To cover your assets in the all too likely event that something goes terribly wrong and that person with whom you have such a lovely relationship right now becomes a...

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Are you a profit center or a cost center?

Are you a profit center or a cost center?

In every single business, in the the history of history, there are just two kinds of jobs. Those considered profit centers because they bring in more gorgeous filthy lucre than they cost the company. And those considered cost centers which, no matter how actually...

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What are you waiting for?

What are you waiting for?

Nine months. Nine months! How do people wait that long for anything? I have spent longer than I thought humanly survivable in a state of anticipation. Waiting and waiting. No, not for a baby. Have you met me? Waiting for my new website. Working, reworking, making...

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My secret to living an adventurous life

My secret to living an adventurous life

"So, what do you say?" My friend Tari was flying home to Indonesia to spend two weeks on a live aboard dive boat with her family, all expert divers. At the last minute a cousin had dropped out, so there was one spot left on the boat. And she was offering it to me....

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How I lost my running mojo…and why it was a good thing

How I lost my running mojo…and why it was a good thing

So you already know the thrilling and harrowing tale of how I became a koala who runs. And once I did, running became a crucial part of my life. Three times a week, I would head out to run through the parks, past the Royal Palace in Madrid. Past monuments, statues,...

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Why you need to quit running with blue wildebeest

Why you need to quit running with blue wildebeest

I have never been athletic. Wait, I've shocked you, haven't I? You picture me jet-setting around the globe cliff diving, zip lining, flamenco dancing while dodging bulls, Penelope Cruz meets Lara Croft, right? Or maybe not. But the truth is: I am not naturally gifted...

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