Life Lesson: Fame is not a Purpose

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Re-blogged from Elaine Furst at KnotSoSubtle.com

An absolute must-read for anyone who’s struggled with finding their purpose in life.

All I had to do was survive the living hell that was my family and soon the fame and success due me would be served to me on a silver platter.

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Exploring Your Dashboard: Four of Our Favorite Tools

Take a look at these great WordPress tips and tricks. With so many features available to share your message, blogging just became even more fun!

The WordPress.com Blog

A few months ago, we launched a spandy-new post editor, updates to the WordPress.com Reader, and a WordPress.com desktop app. They’re all designed to make publishing and managing your sites easier, from more effective auto-saving to quicker creation of image galleries.

Have you discovered everything the new and improved WordPress.com can do? Here are four of our favorite tricks.

Preview your site on any device, right from your editor

As more people access our blogs from phones and tablets, it’s increasingly important to make sure yours looks good no matter how large (or small!) the screen. You can buy a dozen devices to test how your site looks, bug your friends to check your blog on their phones — or preview your site on different screen sizes from right in the post or page editor.

When you click “Preview” in the editor, you’ll see a few icons across the…

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If You Dread Deadlines, You’re Thinking About Them All Wrong

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Re-blogged from a post at Harvard Business Review by Elizabeth Grace Saunders

As a freelance writer with a full-time day job, deadlines have often added a great deal of stress to my life. If you’re a people-pleaser like me and attempt to leap tall buildings in order to meet your deadlines, this post may help you relax a little when you’re stressing over completing a project on time:

If You Dread Deadlines, You’re Thinking About Them All Wrong

As a time management coach, I work with many individuals who dread deadlines. Some of them meet their deadlines but only by becoming enormously frazzled and working late, which compromises their peace of mind and their work-life balance. Others end up missing deadlines entirely. This makes them feel guilty for the negative impact not only on themselves but also on their team members and projects. Deadlines can be a struggle — but they don’t have to be.


 

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You don’t have to be a great writer to be a successful writer

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Take a look at Elan Cain’s latest post. If you’ve ever worried that you’re not good enough or experienced enough or skilled enough to become a freelance writer, Elan provides some honest advice on what it really takes to be a successful writer.

You don’t have to be a great writer to become a successful writer

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