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Ambition Isn’t Easy

When I was young, I wasn’t what you’d call particularly ambitious. I was raised by a very traditional family. If my mom wanted more than to be a good wife and mother, she didn’t say so out loud. She considered … Continue reading

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Writing Productivity: Self -Confidence Update

A couple of weeks ago, I blogged about needing to cultivate self-confidence.  First thing I discovered is that there is a difference between self-confidence and self-esteem.  Self-confidence is feeling good about one’s ability at a certain task or skill.  Self-esteem … Continue reading

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Writing Productivity: Cultivating Self-Confidence

Those of you who have read my musings before know that career confidence is still relatively new to me.  I wasn’t raised to take chances.  In fact, quite the opposite; I was raised to believe I should avoid criticism. Such a mindset … Continue reading

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