Walking and Writing

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I got out of the Marines when the jogging craze was in full flower and it just seemed natural to go for a little run every day. I did that until I was about 35, when I realized that I really hated running. I never got that vaunted “runner’s high” that people talked about. Instead, I got sweaty and I got sore knees  »  Read More

The Writing Edge for Business Writers: 12/1/17

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You’re a businessperson. You may not think of yourself as a writer, but you know that writing well can boost your results and your career. Naturally, you want to do better. Every week I point you to articles and blog posts that I think will teach you something or spark an idea or two. The posts are about the  »  Read More

Book recommendations for business leaders: 11/30/17

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Stephen King says that if you want to be a writer, there are two things you must do: read a lot and write a lot. This is about the “read a lot” part. I include reading lists and book reviews that will help you do business more effectively and write better for business. In this post, I point you to reviews of  »  Read More

Buying Books: 3 Ways to Get the Most from Amazon Reviews

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Amazon is usually the second stop on my book-buying journey. First, I get pointed toward a book by trusted source. Then, I click over to Amazon to see what the reviewers have to say. Amazon reviews are incredibly helpful in finding books that it’s worth my time to read. According to my research, that’s true for most  »  Read More

Writing a Book: BYOD

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If you want to write a book, you probably can. You can learn to do some things you don’t know how to do now, you can improve your writing, and you can hire people to do things you don’t want to learn to do yourself. What’s essential, though, is that you BYOD – Bring Your Own Discipline. BYOD To Sharpen Your  »  Read More

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