Instructions for Life: ‘Listen to the Rhythm. Don’t Be Scared.’

If you've never seen the movie Strictly Ballroom, I recommend that you remedy this oversight immediately. It’s hard to explain why I love the film. It has something to do with the fairy-tale feeling it evokes, with its over-the-top costumes and generalized insanity. It has something to do with the fact that it’s a family favorite, that I grew up quoting it. But it’s more than that. I love Strictly Ballroom because it’s a story about active rebellion and the gift of doing things differently, getting perspective and attending to the essentials, and celebrating and accepting people as they are. ...
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Read At Your Own Risk: 4 Devastating Steps To Your Most Compelling Content ~ Guest Post At Firepole Marketing

Hello and good morning, readers! First, a note on the editorial schedule for this past week:  posts run Monday, Wednesday, Friday (instead of the usual Monday, Thursday.) Yes, you guessed it...we are going for guest post #6-in-a-row on Friday! Today's post comes to you via Firepole Marketing ("the definitive marketing program for small businesses, entrepreneurs, and non-marketers".) Disclosure:  this is one of my favorite posts I've ever written. Don't be deceived by the word marketing...this post offers an intimate look at my writing life. Today's Post: Read At Your Own Risk: 4 Devastating Steps To Your Most Compelling Content I'm ...
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