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Tagged With: Matthew Farmer

4 Reasons Why Hand Writing Your Plan is Best

If you want to succeed in life, in the big things in life, you need a plan. Easy enough to say, right? If you also want to succeed in the smallest things in life, having a plan is a good idea too. And I have discovered the best way to have a plan, to create … Continue reading »

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2017 – My Year in Review

This time of year we are winding up, finishing work or getting excited for Festivus. It is a chance to look back on the year, see what great things you’ve done, and acknowledge and celebrate them. How do you measure your success for the year? Followers? Dollars? Food in the belly? My year had differing … Continue reading »

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When you want it bad enough, you will find a way.

Isn’t it funny how, if we want something strongly enough, we will make it happen? November is always a fun month for me. No matter what is going on around me in life, this is the month where I participate in the National Novel Writing Month, the crazy event where participants write 50 000 words … Continue reading »

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Language Warning

I love words. They have such power, can impart such meaning upon people. They can illicit hallucinations in your mind, imagining what it is you just read. Words can convince you to buy, to sell, to do things you would not normally do. They can make you happy, and angry, and often it is the … Continue reading »

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Are you a motivated and passionate expert, with extensive experience, a great track record and are driven to succeed? Why buzz words are a bad thing.

 Every year LinkedIn scours the summaries of many thousands of its members to find what words are used the most, buzzwords which sound great when you use them, but which are slowly turning into nothing but white noise to the people who read your summaries. Look at the headline of this article. Did it make … Continue reading »

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The end of 2014, the start of 2015.

 What will it bring? This is the chance for me to tell you about myself, and about the industry I am in, that of writing, content creation and social media. As this is my newsletter, and some people enjoy finding out about the man behind the words, I thought I would look back, look now, … Continue reading »

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Telling your story

When you watch reality TV shows, you will notice that all the contestants which make it to the final round have a story behind them. The dancers have parents who supported them through dance school, or overcame adversity to get where they are today.Those TV chefs have always wanted to cook for their life, or … Continue reading »

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Too much of a good thing

I have one of those problems which is good to have. The month of May delivered to me a LOT of work and clients, so much that my schedule became very full very quickly, to the point I am worried of letting clients down, of promising and under-delivering. I don’t say over-promise, because I don’t … Continue reading »

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