In 2005, Barton and I moved to Raleigh without knowing anyone in our local community. We had a group of friends who live and train in martial arts in Durham, and we travelled over to Durham frequently. But I also knew I needed to meet people closer to home. I began attending writing groups, local networking groups and talking with other writers and artists one-on-one.
Getting to know our local community has been vital for our success. Personally, there are times when I need additional…Read More
How do you balance networking, projects, work, home/family and other social engagements? Occasionally I feel like I have one too many balls in the air, and if I stop twirling, everything will come crashing down, and I’m not alone.
But, I am learning, there are times when you just need to focus, and let other things go for a while.
Over, and over, our friends or those who have met Barton and I have said we needed to write our story, and it’s been there, just on the back burner…Read More
This morning in Toastmasters, I gave a speech entitled, “Did You Write a Blog to Stroke Your Ego?” I thought I would share our experience with the Inside919 community. Many of us write professional and personal blogs, but even in reports, evaluations and other avenues of communications, we receive feedback. And, oh, how we love to receive positive feedback. Right?…