Why Don’t I Care?

WHY DON’T I CARE? This has been a symptom for many years, but I am struggling to find my passion. I don’t care. Nothing intrigues me anymore, it seems like nothing is new under the sun. Everything is logical and predictable, and nothing is interesting. Nothing matters. I used to care about excelling, whether with…

Parallelism: This One Word Will Make You an Amazing Writer. Swearsies.

Parallelism When I was a Sophomore in High school, my favorite teacher, Daniel Harris, taught me about parallelism. In less than an hour, it changed my writing forever. Put simply, parallelism is the act of balancing your sentences so they resonate better with a reader. They are easier to understand, simpler to follow and they…

How to Manufacture Insight

Manufacturing Insight Compelling content is insight driven. An insight is knowledge that reframes, clarifies or disrupts a person’s understanding of a subject.  By solving a problem for your audience, you show implicitly that you really want to make their lives better. Your insights might be tied to products or services; they may simply provide instructions…

You Can’t See the Future From the Man Cave

Women run things differently. Female approaches, values, conceptions of victory, and need for validation, do not reflect those of men. And research has shown that women suffer less from over-confidence; meanwhile, arrogance is the cause of many corporate debacles, and was the crux of Smith’s message.