Month: July 2013

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My Brave Moment: Skydiving!

On Saturday, I went skydiving. I actually jumped out of a plane at 13,500 feet and made it safely to the ground! Since I am not a dare devil (pretty obvious given that my hobbies are reading and quilting), this was totally out of character and a huge surprise for …
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Blog About Your Secret Life

I’m always amazed to learn more about people’s interests. I’ve known a teacher who was an avid motorcyclist, a physician who worked in the family fireworks business, and a (male) accountant who did amazing needlework. Many people have unusual hobbies and interests — it’s just a matter of learning a …
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Comment on current events

The daily news provides great inspiration for bloggers. The acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin shooting case is a good example of a current event that evokes strong emotions within the blogging community (and the rest of America). But does that mean we should blog about it? I …
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Is Workplace Fun Overrated?

I just finished an excellent business book called Brand Against the Machine. It’s an incredibly informative read about setting your business apart from your competition. While I mostly agreed with the author , I disagreed with his statement that all businesses should be fun. I believe his goal is to have …