In Business: What You Don’t Say Speaks The Loudest

In Business: What You Don’t Say Speaks The Loudest

You’re familiar with the phrase “Your actions speak louder than your words.” But in today’s tense political environment, what you don’t say about the issues is quickly becoming more significant than anything else. Because in an extremist political atmosphere, you cannot straddle the division. When you try to remain neutral, your silence starts to become suspect.

Why Millennials Should Almost Never Accept Pay Cuts

Why Millennials Should Almost Never Accept Pay Cuts

In a capitalist society that bases your value directly on your experience, that means– on paper –your value you cannot possibly go down. As long as you’re gaining experience in a given field, your value goes up. That’s why a Millennial taking a pay cut, in almost all situations, is a SCAM.

What You're Really Saying When You Say You're Not a Feminist

What You're Really Saying When You Say You're Not a Feminist

I can’t tell you how many times well-meaning folks have started a discussion with me by saying “I’m not a feminist, BUT…” followed by describing their very feminist beliefs and thinly veiled reasons for not identifying as feminist. You might be thinking, “Well, what’s the harm in not identifying as a feminist when you do believe in gender equality?”

After Five Years, I FINALLY Got Justice for My Sexual Assault at Truman State University

After Five Years, I FINALLY Got Justice for My Sexual Assault at Truman State University

This is a story for every woman, man, and child who have survived sexual assault. This is for everyone who was brave enough to come forward, report their traumatic experience to the authorities, and then… got no justice whatsoever. This is for everyone who wished they had reported but didn’t, and this is for everyone who felt like they couldn’t report at all. Far too many reports of sexual misconduct go unpunished. But I’m so relieved to share that one of my many sexual assault stories is ending not in open wounds, traumatic suffering, and loose ends, but instead, it’s ending with justice — albeit delayed for far too many years.

7 Reasons Why You Should Hire A Writer

7 Reasons Why You Should Hire A Writer

Businesses don’t as often consider why they might need to hire a writer as, say, a book author considers hiring a ghostwriter. But the same reasons why you’d get a professional writer to write a book are the reasons why you’d hire a professional writer to write for your business. You’re trying to create something of value that people want to pay you for.