Posts Tagged with "building a community"

The 5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Launching My First Blog

Monday, October 14, 2013

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The 5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Launching My First Blog

We’ve been talking a lot recently about making progress, whether it’s fear you’ll never fulfill your potential, tracking your small wins, or the importance of regularly reviewing your work. I decided the time was ripe for me to heed the advice and while I was updating my list of milestones passed, I took the opportunity […]

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How To Get Your Head in the Right Place when You’re Starting a Business

Monday, April 8, 2013

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How To Get Your Head in the Right Place when You’re Starting a Business

Hi Emilie, I don’t know if you remember our coaching call last year? Well, I’ve finally given myself permission to give the business a proper go. Until now, it has just been a hobby. I’m terrified, but I’m going to go for it. I think I’ve read most of your blog posts but let me […]

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Launching a Product in 30 Days! A Case Study of my Apprentice, Jason

Monday, December 10, 2012

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Launching a Product in 30 Days! A Case Study of my Apprentice, Jason

I’m sort of emotional right now. Jason Moore just left, after 30 days of being my roommate and “apprentice.” We met at WDS two years ago, and I knew instantly that we would be friends. I just had a feeling. A few months ago, I received an email from Jason. He was living in Norway […]

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Reflections on Two Years of Puttylike, and a 24 Hour Birthday Sale!

Monday, September 24, 2012

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Reflections on Two Years of Puttylike, and a 24 Hour Birthday Sale!

This Wednesday, Sept 26 marks the two year anniversary of Puttylike. It’s hard to believe that two years ago I was nervously pacing around my studio apartment in Copenhagen, preparing to bring this thing to life. I was determined to make it work. I was NOT going to make “logical” use of my law degree […]

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How to Stand Out in a Sea of Specialists

Monday, September 17, 2012

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How to Stand Out in a Sea of Specialists

I often get asked how multipotentialites have a chance of standing out among specialists. How can you compete with someone who has put in so many more hours than you? Is there a way that your multipotentiality can give you an edge? According to the mainstream story around career and calling, being The Best at […]

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How Introspection Can Help You Uncover Your Overarching Theme

Monday, June 25, 2012

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How Introspection Can Help You Uncover Your Overarching Theme

Coming up with an overarching theme isn’t easy. It usually requires a lot of introspection, active brainstorming and often an outside perspective. Usually your overarching theme is very close to you. It’s less about a discrete topic, and more like a personal drive or value that you hold. This means that your overarching theme will […]

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Businesses that Exist in the Intersections

Monday, June 11, 2012

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Businesses that Exist in the Intersections

Last Wednesday evening I stopped by Powells Books for Chris Guillebeau’s $100 Startup Book Tour. Chris is an awesome speaker. I love how genuine he is up there. Not showy or verbose– just himself. It’s nice to see an introvert rocking the stage and captivating the audience like that. (Especially as I prepare to tackle […]

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My New Obsession, and Why We Crave Community and Movements

Thursday, April 26, 2012

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My New Obsession, and Why We Crave Community and Movements

I’ve officially gone coo coo about the Paleo lifestyle. In the last week, I’ve absorbed heaps of information about the movement: books, blogs, podcasts (shout out to Angelo Coppola at Latest in Paleo which is fantastic), everything I could get my hands on. I’ve joined a CSA, tried a whole bunch of new, delicious Primal […]

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