Tag Archives: blogging

What I Talk About When I Talk About Blogging

I’ve had a lot of conversations in the past few months that start with people saying, “I really have been meaning to write or blog, but I just haven’t done it. Any advice on how to start and stick with … Continue reading

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Stand out

I recently had the chance to review 30 resumes from job applicants from top business schools.  The level of accomplishment in this group is just astounding.  Best grades, best jobs, speak multiple languages, have done things like volunteering in Nepal … Continue reading

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You’re repeating yourself

Why yes, that’s on purpose. Did you know that children often need to be exposed to new foods 10-15 times before they’re happy to eat them? Same thing with ideas and action, it turns out.

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It used to be

It used to be that you could go to a meeting, or a job interview, without having really prepared in advance: without looking up the details of who someone is, what they’ve done, and where they’ve worked; without checking out … Continue reading

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There’s a perpetual mystique about blogging.  How do you do it?  Where do the ideas come from?  How do you find the time?  How do you keep it up?  The notion underlying the question is that sharing one’s thoughts regularly … Continue reading

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What I didn’t need to worry about

Last Saturday morning I had the chance to give the opening keynote address at Unite for Sight’s Global Health and Innovation Conference at Yale University.  The energy in this conference is just amazing, and my hat goes off to Jennifer … Continue reading

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Six types of blogging days

“This is such a great idea!  People will love this!  I’m a wonderful blogger!  It’s so easy!” “What the #*$%# is wrong with my  #%*$%$ computer!!”  “I’m not used to writing here/at this time of day.” “Gosh I thought this … Continue reading

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