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Category Archives: Tips

Read my Forbes interview today by Jimmy Rohampton!

posted by Joshua on May 18, 2017 in Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Relationships, Tips

Jimmy Rohampton of Forbes caught up with and interviewed me. He posted the article today, “An Executive Coach’s Best Tips On Facebook Groups, Habits And Doing Work You Love.” Longtime readers who know how much I owe my success to writing daily in my blog will appreciate Jimmy’s page: HowToCreateABlog.org. I found the connection helped[…] Keep reading →

5 Pieces of Advice From an Internet Entrepreneur Who Overcame More Than You Did

posted by Joshua on May 15, 2017 in Entrepreneurship, Inc.com, Tips

My Inc. article today, “5 Pieces of Advice From an Internet Entrepreneur Who Overcame More Than You Did,” begins 5 Pieces of Advice From an Internet Entrepreneur Who Overcame More Than You Did If the adversity you face is less than his, his simple advice may help you overcome it. How many internet sensations make you[…] Keep reading →

Pricing: A tried and true method for starting working relationships

posted by Joshua on May 8, 2017 in Entrepreneurship, Tips

How do you price a job when you first start working with someone? You don’t have a history with them. Go too high and they might choose someone else. Too low and you lose potential money, and they might think you’re lower quality. You’re not negotiating a long-term job offer, so you don’t want to[…] Keep reading →

More of why I don’t think of vegetables, fruit, and exercise as preventing cancer, heart disease, and diabetes

posted by Joshua on April 26, 2017 in Fitness, Inc.com, Models, Tips

My Inc.com article today, Why I Don’t Think of Vegetables, Fruit, and Exercise as Preventing Disease, begins Why I Don’t Think of Vegetables, Fruit, and Exercise as Preventing Disease Why consider unhealthy normal? Why not consider healthy the default? I’ve written before that I don’t think of diet, exercise, and behavior as preventing cancer, heart[…] Keep reading →

“People Join Good Projects and Leave Bad Management,” My Techstory guest post

posted by Joshua on April 20, 2017 in Leadership, Tips

My guest post in Techstory yesterday, “People Join Good Projects and Leave Bad Management,” began If you’re reading Techstory, you care about your work. You worked hard to get where you are—advanced degrees, challenging interviews, or other credentials. You don’t just show up and do what you’re told. You didn’t just choose any old project[…] Keep reading →

Unhelpful, inactionable “advice” people say for themselves, not for you

posted by Joshua on April 13, 2017 in Tips

Here are some things people often say that isn’t useful or helpful, though people probably think it is when they say it. Be yourself Play with feeling Think outside the box Put yourself out there Fail Fail early Fail often You shouldn’t care so much what other people think If you find yourself saying any[…] Keep reading →

How I Wake Up in Under One Minute Every Day

posted by Joshua on April 1, 2017 in Choosing/Decision-Making, Freedom, Habits, Tips

Yesterday my guest post, “How I Wake Up in Under One Minute Every Day,” posted in Lidiya K‘s Let’s Reach Success blog. It begins For most of my life, certainly the past decade, I’d take twenty-plus minutes to get out of bed after my alarm, often forty minutes or more. Since November I’ve gotten out[…] Keep reading →