Can it be March already? Publishing has been as busy as ever as teams compressed print schedules and have had to live with shipping delays and paper shortages. Authors have been busy, too and it seems like Q1 has created high turnover as turnover as exhausted editors rethink their jobs. I had a banner year... Continue Reading →
I manage our family farm in the Texas Panhandle where we grow wheat and cotton. Our father didn't think my sister and I would want to keep it after he passed, but as a business, it makes a lot of sense. Of course, his generation thought we wouldn't want to run it because, well, what... Continue Reading →
Maybe it was just January's resolution season, but it seems like I heard a lot of "I'm quitting Facebook" or "I'm done with Twitter" in the past month. When I asked why, people had some good reasons, FaceBook's privacy and data collection issues among them. But other I found less credible: "I am just so tired of seeing all of the political stuff" or "The people I want to hear from least are the ones I see most." And my favorite "I like it seeing posts from my friends, but whenever I look at my feed, it's all just so nasty and negative."
As we close the old year and look forward to a new one, it's time to look at a few habits that seem to have made a comeback in 2018. Whether you are new to the workforce or have a wealth of experience, sometimes, old habits need to go. Times change and as we develop... Continue Reading →