In a word: YES.
Have you ever heard a speech or talk and the person speaking sounded slow, monotone and monotonous? The content might have been great but you couldn’t get past the sound of the voice that almost put you to sleep?
That is what it can feel like when a reader has to wade through a text that has nothing but long, drawn out sentences. Long sentences can get boring and confusing for a reader and will make him or her want to stop reading pretty quickly.
Is your heart aching for those who have been affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma? Mine has. Five years ago, my family and I were fortunately not seriously affected by SuperStorm Sandy, but I know of many people who were not so lucky.
I have donated some money and goods but wanted to do more. So, for a limited time – from now until September 30, – I am donating 30% of all proceeds from all my services: the blog critique service, the proofreading service, and the “pick my brain” serv
If you listen to many business gurus, or if you haven taken any online courses for growing a business, you have probably heard the command, “Know Your Why.”
There are many reasons why knowing the purpose behind everything that drives you in business and and life but Simon Sinek, in his TED talk, explains the importance of “the why” in a succinct and powerful way. So, if you haven’t seen this video yet, watch it now. I promise you, it will be some of the best 18 minutes you have
So, several months ago I was contacted by someone who wanted to interview me for the AND CO blog. He said that it usually takes a long time before articles get published but he would contact me when if went live. Well, he didn’t contact me and, to be honest, I forgot all about it. oops!
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Fast forward to a few days ago when I was contacted by someone and he mentioned that he read my interview on the AND CO website. Turn
I haven’t written much in a while, not just a blog post here, but any writing at all. It feels like forever. I didn’t intend not to write but “life” got in the way. I was in the hospital, my husband was in the hospital, then all three of us got colds. We have been traveling a lot, and I have been chauffeuring my son to all sorts of activities.
When I look at all the reasons I haven’t done any writing they look like just excuses. I suppose that’s what they are. I have so much that I wa