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Month: May 2014

Not My Circus, Not My Monkeys

Now my circus, not my monkeysLet’s talk about drama and distraction. Some examples would be in order.

Example One!

Your seven-year-old is yelling at your five-year-old because he’s hogging all the good toys and why does he always have to be such a pain anyway and doesn’t he know he’s supposed to SHARE and that he should totally get in big trouble, right now …

Example Two!

Your mother is calling to tell you about something your sister did and can you BELIEVE it and Susan can’t always expect Mom to bail her out of yet another situation she shouldn’t have gotten herself into in the first place – and another thing, now that we’re talking about Susan …

Example Three!

Someone on the internet is wrong. Or there’s a big scandal, or some controversial change that Facebook or Twitter or Gmail just made, and HAVEN’T YOU HEARD and it seems like either the sky is falling and this is the biggest deal in the world and requires your immediate and constant attention because EVERYONE is talking about it …

This is what makes people say “Where did the day go? I just got so distracted. It’s like a three-ring circus around here.”

Sound familiar?

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6 Easy Steps To Content Marketing Without A Blog

Content Marketing Without A Blog

So I got sick. Really sick. The kind of sick where you’re pretty sure that if you lift your arm to move your glasses? Yup, you’re probably going to throw up.

And what do we do when we get that sick?

We read blogs, because books require too much commitment. Even playing Hay Day on one’s phone requires the moving of one’s hands.

Over the last several days I have been reading a lot of new blogs. I have noticed an upsetting trend.

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