I took an acting class recently at Washington DC’s Shakespeare Theatre Company with the intent of learning some new tricks to improve my public speaking. Was it a success? Yes, but not for the reasons I anticipated. The class was an interesting mix of typical Washington business folk (federal agency types, nonprofit advocates, at least one lawyer). And I loved our teacher, Vanessa Buono (2nd from the right in white blouse). The class

Most serious writers swear by a routine of writing first thing in the morning. Prolific author and blogger Seth Godin says he has had "ADD his whole life" but he prefers to "enjoy the day first" and then "write whenever writing helps me enjoy the day more." Hmm… Me thinks he is teasing his interviewer, Scott Scheper, with that statement. What do you think?

Interview with Seth Godin on Life and Linchpins by Scott Scheper

Image is a

Most serious writers swear by a routine of writing first thing in the morning. Prolific author and blogger Seth Godin says he has had "ADD his whole life" but he prefers to "enjoy the day first" and then "write whenever writing helps me enjoy the day more." Hmm… Me thinks he is teasing his interviewer, Scott Scheper, with that statement. What do you think?

Interview with Seth Godin on Life and Linchpins by Scott Scheper

Image is a snip from Seth's new minimalist home page.


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Local gardening blogger Susan Harris contacted me to say she - and other DC area bloggers - are up in arms over the decision of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments to hire a Florida garden blogger to write the new Metro DC Lawn and Garden Blog. I have two reactions. First, congrats to the Metro Washington Council of Governments for having the energy and foresight to create a blog for local gardeners. There are lots of

A crowd of well over 100 packed into the very cool Hamiltonian Gallery on U Street on Tuesday, June 15, 2010 to hear a provocative panel discussion about women in technology and to devour 120 deliciously dense cupcakes (at left) from Baked and Wired. Make that 119 because one fell on the floor. The panelists and yours truly, the moderator, were DC members of Fast Company‘s 2010 Most Influential Women in Technology.

I decided to hop down to Nashville for the day to do an old-fashioned F2F (face to face) interview with Michael Hyatt, CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishing and a nonstop blogger and Twitterer. Mike is what I (and others, including Forrester’s George Colony) are calling a Social CEO. A rare bird.  I’ve "known" Mike for five years, since I interviewed him for The Corporate Blogging Book. You never know about a virtual relationship but indeed

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