Ronald D. Durbin

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Steve Jobs' response to a public insult in 1997 shows how to handle negative comments with grace

Internet trolls use them to get us riled up. Competitors use them to get us off our game.<p>Sometimes, even those we care about may use them when they feel slighted or threatened.<p>Of course, we shouldn't discount all critical feedback. But insults are designed to hurt, not help.<p>So how should you …

WWDC

Instagram Is Crushing Snapchat With Stories, And Here Are The Biggest Reasons Why

When Instagram launched its Stories feature in August 2016, most people scoffed at what appeared to be a blatant rip off of Snapchat. However, it soon became pretty clear that social media addicts were being wooed away (or at least were willing to share serious time with) from Snapchat’s dog …

The 7 Best Free Online Tools For Self-Publishing Writers

Author Promotion Self-Publishing<p>Updated March 17, 2018 2176 Views 3 Comments<p>Share151<p>Tweet60<p>+11<p>Share2<p>Stumble1<p>Pin5<p>Shares 220<p>We all need some help. Here …

12 actions you need to do right now to be a better writer

You <b>can</b> be a better writer. So many posts offer you advice. Most of it you just look it, kind of file it away, and never return to it. That’s why I’m …

14 Secret Blogging Tips That Will Blow Your Mind

160 Shares<p>According to recent statistics, 6.7 million people publish blog posts on their blogs.<p>That’s weighty competition.<p>Do you want to beat the …

Algorithms

How To Create A Money Making Blog

There are blogs out in the world that bring in thousands of dollars a month for their owners. How do you start your own money making blog?

Why You Need a Coaching Habit: Say Less and Ask More Questions

I'm staring uncomfortably at my water glass, trying to figure out how to answer my friend's question. It's a sunny day in Cupertino. I'm enjoying lunch at Cafe Macs at Apple's mothership. My friend, a manager at Apple, clears her throat and repeats the question. "Well, what do you think I should …

Self-improvement

Starting A Blog? 15 Tips Every Blogger Should Know

Blogging trends always change.<p>Whether you’re starting new or planning to start blogging, it’s important to analyze modern blogging habits, because …

Be a #BlogBoss: How to Write Blogs that will Engage & Excite Your Prospects

I Can’t Blog.<p>I can’t believe how many times I hear my clients say this. “Of course you can,” I say. But then I realized, they really don’t know how …

8 Ways to Get (and Keep) Blog Readers

If a blogger falls in a forest, and there’s no one around to see it…will Google still pick up the feed?<p>Ha! I crack myself up.<p>For those of us who …

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How to Create a Life Plan in 5 Easy Steps | The Art of Manliness

The craftsman is an archetype of manliness that has been with us for millennia. We admire his ethos — his independence, his work ethic, and his …