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 [...]
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. [...]
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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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 [...]
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 [...]