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On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

Ocean Vuong just wrung me out. There is so much beauty in his writing, so many little turns of phrase that made me stop and reread, my mind and heart utterly still for a beat as I took in what he was saying and how he was saying it, my soul cracking in two. Love…

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How To Give Good Feedback: Part 3

ICYMI, see my two previous posts for How To Give Good Feedback: Parts One & Two. ✍️ Rule # 3: You’re a badass and you’re going to have to deal with it. The thing that makes people the most uncomfortable in all the world (especially women) is to see their own brilliance reflected back at…

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How To Give Good Feedback: Part 2

How To Give Good Feedback: Part 1 is here, if you missed it. Here’s the difference between bad feedback and good feedback:⁠ ⁠ 😡Bad feedback: ⁠ ⁠ “I don’t like the word ‘glamorous.’”⁠ “You’re a great writer, I just don’t think you’re hitting the mark for a busy professional.”⁠ “ALL PAGES SHOULD BE COMPLETE WITH…

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How To Give Good Feedback: Part 1

Most people will have a strong reaction one way or another the first time they encounter a new piece of copy. That’s why I always encourage (read: insist) the client take 48 hours before trying to formulate any useful feedback. ✍️ Rule # 1: Take a breath. Don’t react until you’ve let it sink in….

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Emails for cult thought leaders.

(Personality included.)

Want to learn how to craft emails that inspire action and engagement WITHOUT the “tried and true” (cough: patriarchal) norms we’ve all been taught?

I’m doing it, and I can show you how to do it, too.

(But sometimes, I also like to write about the books I’m reading, or the creative process, or the entrepreneurial experience, or why I hate Steve Jobs, or how I met my BFF. I’ll send you emails like that, too.)

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*Just kidding. It’s only an email list.

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