Posts tagged books
What Do Peaches & Your Business Have in Common?

I was listening to Carrie Green's book "She Means Business" today on my afternoon walk, and my ears perked up when she referenced this quote:

You can be the ripest, juiciest peach in the world, and there's still going to be somebody that hates peaches.

- Dita Von Teese

Carrie uses the quote to introduce the reader to a situation she had earlier in her career, that made it crystal clear you simply can not get everyone to like what you do.

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Workaholism & My Slow Road to Real Productivity

I was a workaholic for years and years. It was something that I took pride in for a very long time.

I knew on some level that it was an issue for me: that I worked too long of a day, that it cut into my personal and social life, that it left me feeling empty in other areas of my life. Yet, I just assumed those were the only issues — and once I got this one thing done, I could deal with those areas.

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