Archive for the ‘Common Mistakes’ Category

The Myth of Overnight Success

12.20.2010 · Posted in Common Mistakes, Observations

Surfing the interwebs recently, I came across this little gem: Back of every “Success Story” you will almost invariably find a story of hard work.  There is nothing startingly new about this observation, but it is one which can never be overlooked when you are interested in achieving recognition—and remuneration—beyond the average ...

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The Real Root of All Evil

11.26.2010 · Posted in Common Mistakes, Observations

A lot of arteestic types say they’re too busy or they can’t be bothered to learn about commerce. Some go so far as to say they’re not interested in material things. They act as though they enjoy starving. I call bullshit. Money, in and of itself, is merely a tool that ...

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What Editors Won’t Tell You

11.02.2010 · Posted in Common Mistakes, How-To

Writer's Digest has compiled a list of the top 15 "secret" expectations, customs, and norms that aspiring writers tend to violate when working with editors. Have you broken any of these basic-but-unwritten rules of professionalism and common courtesy? ...

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Tips for Starting a Small Business

06.08.2010 · Posted in Common Mistakes, How-To

Karol Gajda, guest posting on zenhabits.com, has authored a succinct and excellent guide for beginners starting a small on-line business. His post is absolutely worth the 7 minutes you'll invest in reading it, even if your business isn't primarily on-line or that small. ...

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