As far as I can tell… having gone null on social media hasn’t impacted my ability to do good work and hasn’t stopped me from succeeding professionally.
I think it’s common for all teens to go through a period of self-doubt or self-hatred—that’s normal. But I have so many friends on antidepressants, and I don’t think that’s normal.
Dialoguing with your children is so important. Starting early… today, is all I’m thinking about. Time is ticking…
Rand, of SEOMoz, has counted on mentorship being a crucial part of his success:
For me it’s been really wonderful to get to have these people over the years who are in my life that I can observe. They’ve been through the pain and the process that I’m going through that they’re a few years – or many years – ahead of where I am and where Moz is today, and there’s a lot I can learn from those experiences, and hopefully take away some of the painful lessons ahead.
Wow. So cool. Check it out here.
via an old Associated Press interview:
Why do they think a writer, just because he can write, will make a good after-dinner speaker, or club committeeman, or even a public speaker? I’m no public speaker and I don’t want to be. I’m not even a finished writer yet, I haven’t learned my craft.
I’ve come to realize this truth over the years as well: My skills aren’t as easily transferable as I once thought (or wished) that they’d be. In other words, just because I was good at X doesn’t mean that I am naturally good at Y, even if they seem to have close proximity.
This is such a great idea! I want to join one too! I’ll probably have my oldest sign up for one and I’ll “tag along” for the ride and experience.