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Why Public Speaking Skills Are Critical—and How to Avoid 5 Big Mistakes Women Make

(Forbes first ran my article here.) People who speak up get attention. Those who get positive attention, get promoted. It’s that simple. No...

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7 Tips to Prepare for the Big Job Interview

There’s more to a job interview than showing up on time. Much more. After my client Melissa recently snagged an interview for a senior executive...

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How to Prepare for Your First Conversation with a Book Editor

After authors get their first email from a book publisher to schedule a call about their proposed book, they do a big happy dance! Their next...

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Keep a Book Writing Log to Build Momentum

As with many dreams, the plan proves NOT to be the problem in writing a book. Even when you don’t feel like writing. Or I should say, ESPECIALLY...

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3 Killer Traits Necessary for Long-Term Success as a Book Author

“How have you written so many books?” “Is writing hard?” Those two questions pop up frequently when I’m meeting someone for the first...

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How to Choose the Best PR Firm to Promote Your Book

As an author, sooner or later you’ll be evaluating what a PR firm can do for you in launching your book and helping with ongoing promotion. Notice...

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