As I like to tell my 10th grader when she whines about a group project for school, life is a group project. Every genius is part of a great team and they build on the discoveries of others. Real collaboration is transformative – get it right and you could find yourself doing the best work of your career.
Collaboration and communication are buzzwords in many job descriptions. However, I’m pretty sure that if you tell a group to collaborate on a project, the natural instinct is for each person to stay in their own lane, whether it’s copy, design, UX, etc.
Let’s face it — nothing about this moment in time is normal. The pandemic has shaken up our lives in many ways: many people are working remotely, others have been laid off, and kids are learning remotely while dreaming of the time when their lives can finally go “back to normal.”
As you know, coronavirus has forced people into a work from home situation for the next few weeks. While the… Read more The Extroverts’ Guide to Working from Home
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One of my favorite debates within marketing circles is the difference between content marketing and copywriting. Although one approach is definitely more sales-oriented, while the other is designed to add value, don’t they both basically have the same function? Or is the difference black and white? And does one approach have more ROI than the other?
Now that the decorations have been packed away and life is more or less back to normal, I’ve resolved to get back to writing in my own blogs again. For years, I’ve been writing blogs for various clients and neglecting my own blogs. I’m sure you can relate.
One of the perks of being a freelancer is the ability to work from home. Or so I have been… Read more Listen to the Rhythm of the Falling Toddler
Throughout my career as a writer, there have been times when I’m just not feeling it. I would much rather… Read more How to Kick Your Own Butt
Actually, this is a tale of 17+ kitties, to be exact. I’m freelancing at an advertising agency this week and… Read more A Tale of Two Kitties