Archive for Giving

Copyblogger Gives First!

Give First Economics in the real world is a great site to follow. And not just for people interested in online marketing. Even though they focus on copy writing for online marketing, their tips and advice can be applied to any writing project.

And the best part of it all? The fact that they practice Give First Economics!

Ok, you may be thinking “But anyone can give away a free newsletter. What’s so special about this one?”

Well, let me tell you what I think is so special about …

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Networking at the Frog Pond

Darcy Rezac’s – The Frog and Prince

What does a frog pond have to do with building you support network?

Like the princess looking for her prince, you’ll have to kiss a lot of frogs to build a good network. And to find the frogs, you’ll need to hang out at ponds.

In Darcy Rezac’s book “The Frog and Prince”, Darcy talks about way to build and maintain your support network. With a “fun” backdrop of frogs, ponds, and insightful anecdotes, Darcy gives you plans and advice that should help you ribbet with the best of them – and avoid croaking.

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Thriving on Uncertainty

Secrets of a three time job seeker by Elisha Kasinskas

Losing your job due to downsizing or budget cuts is tough for anyone.
Having it happen to you 3 times in 4 years can be devastating.

But that’s exactly what happened to me.
I made it through and so can you.

It’s all about just one person – You!

It’s all about how you deal with the situation, what you learn from it, and how you grow.

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Seth Godin Believes in Giving First!

Give First Economics in the real world

I’ve been relatively quiet about Give First Economics (GFE) – gently pointing out instances where I’ve used it, or when I want to call attention to others employing it.

Some may not think of GFE as an economic theory, but it works – and people are employing it in real world situations.

I jumped out of my chair the other night while reading Seth Godin’s blog. He talks about the typical marketing mindset, and then about his father – about giving first.

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From an Escape to Success

Three links that lead to a great deal of insight

I’ve taken a liking to Pamela Slim’s “Escape from Cubicle Nation” partially because she talks about a process for career liberation that I have been living for the past five years.

In September, she pointed out a free teleclass by Srikumar Rao in her blog “Don’t miss this free teleclass…” – and it looked interesting. Of course, having missed the teleclass, I was disappointed; but all was not lost.

You see, Leading News sponsored the teleclass, and decided to post the audio of that seminar for anyone that missed it! Pamela pointed that out, and I followed her link to the Leading News archive that contains the recording of “Creating your Own Success”.

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