How to Get Started and Build Your Blog

I've decided to stop dragging my feet and jump in to freelance writing.  I figure, what's a better time to start a new, high-risk career than an economic depression?  Here is a sample article from my portfolio… Looking at popular blog sites like Dooce (www.dooce.com) or Lifehacker (www.lifehacker.com) makes many amateur (and some professional) writers say […]

SMART Goals

Most people that have spent any time in a Corporate or Government environment are familiar with ‘SMART Goals’. SMART stands for: Specific Measurable Achievable Realistic/Relevant Timely/Time-Bound At my job, all employees are required to come up with three SMART Goals at their annual evaluation. It is recommended that we provide one long-term goal (over one […]

Still alive

Once upon a time, I promised myself that I would post an entry in my blog every day, or at least 4-5 times a week.  How about every other week?  Monthly?  Okay, okay, okay, I will post an entry at least once every six months, whether I need it or not. I have excuses, school…work…sleep, […]