Here’s my MIC Drop

I almost never start stories with a quote, but here I am. William Longgood, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting in 1963, once said that “Dreams and dedication are a powerful combination”.   This is certainly, without any hint of sarcasm, ‘breaking news’ for me. And I’m being completely serious. When we were younger…

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One Minute To Execute the Change

The New One Minute Manager is a slim volume—one that I imagine is much slimmer than its first, older edition [the #1 Bestseller on Managing Your Work and Life]—and not what I expected at all. The book’s authors are Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson, and both of them came together to write an awesome book.…

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TALKING-GAME | An online Interview Resource

From experience in reporting, to expanding into formal reviews and journalism, Athena hopes to provide solid insight from the perspective of a self-taught writer/Editor of a younger demographic. -The art of interviewing someone else is beautiful if we poise the brush to bring us the best strokes on the canvas. To paint a really good picture — aka make the most out of an interview — as interviewers, we need to ask really good questions. –

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Protected: 29th December: The Scariest Week of my Life

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Tiny Existences

It is so hard to pretend that lots of things do not matter and should never have. It’s been a long time since I told myself to get over things that I have shoved on a pedestal in my mind; that I have constantly treated like a special sculpture and buffed and polished all its…

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How To Live: Pull Up Your Socks

Let your pair of socks brush against your legs and itch to go higher. Pull up your socks. What does it mean, to pull up your socks? I bet that it doesn’t mean to literally grab the hem of your socks and pull them up your legs (and I’d win that bet!). What do you think it…

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