Mary May Larmoyeux

Remember the First Moonwalk: One Small Step for Man

One small step for man. One giant leap for mankind. (Neil Armstrong) On July 20, 1969, the lunar module Eagle landed on the moon. Six hours later, Commander Neil Armstrong stepped onto its surface. Do you remember that day ... that "moment"? I do. My dad and I walked outside our home on that very… Continue reading Remember the First Moonwalk: One Small Step for Man

Anita Agers Brooks, Uncategorized

Tips to Improve Your Writing in a Funny Way

Writing well is serious work. But there are also opportunities for learning to write well through funny things. Hilarious mistakes surrounding us in our everyday lives. The following video provides a good example for ways we can make learning fun as writers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1Jv2Vq0cNA Do you look for humorous ways to improve your writing? Anita Fresh Faith Anita Agers-Brooks is a… Continue reading Tips to Improve Your Writing in a Funny Way

Anita Agers Brooks

Top 10 Writing Tips from World Famous Authors

Ever wonder how the greats succeed? This YouTube video shares 10 top writing tips from world-famous authors. If it worked for them, it can work for you. Be encouraged my friends! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLIGZEBmBUk Anita Fresh Faith Anita Agers-Brooks is a Business and Inspirational Coach, Certified Personality Trainer, Productivity Expert, Certified Training Facilitator, Communications Specialist, and national speaker. Anita… Continue reading Top 10 Writing Tips from World Famous Authors

Anita Agers Brooks

Traditional Marketing Versus Relational Marketing

This is how traditional marketing worked.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z00WrgIdcio Introduce a new or improved product Explain all of its cool features Show a brief overview highlighting how to use it Tell the consumer why they shouldn't live without it Communicate a desired call to action But twenty-first century consumers are more savvy, and demanding. They respond to relational… Continue reading Traditional Marketing Versus Relational Marketing

Anita Agers Brooks

The Funniest Writer Alive

Are you like me, and struggle with a desire to write funny, while the humor gene seems to have passed you by? One of the most successful writers in the twenty-first century, David Sedaris, gives us personal insights on the serious world of writing funny. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_aVDExDwcpA Anita Fresh Faith Anita Agers-Brooks is a Business and Inspirational Coach,… Continue reading The Funniest Writer Alive

Anita Agers Brooks

Traveling, Speaking, and Writing, Oh My

Still traveling and speaking -- hope you're still writing and laughing. Just in case, here's another funny to keep your stomach muscles exercised. But a word of warning, if you aren't a writer, you may not get it. This one is literally a few seconds long. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i64ZZ7KkFNs Anita Fresh Faith Anita Agers-Brooks is a Business and Inspirational… Continue reading Traveling, Speaking, and Writing, Oh My

Karen Jordan

Reflections from a Red Sky

Fear exhausts me, especially when I consider my "to do" list. Honestly, I'm not very good at multi-tasking. And I'm not so sure it works very well for my daughter Tara either. She also seems frustrated at times when I call, as she tries to cook dinner--holding a screaming baby, listening to a whining preschooler, dealing… Continue reading Reflections from a Red Sky

Anita Agers Brooks, Uncategorized

Re-Setting Your Writing Goals

It's that time of year. When we pull the trigger on fresh starts, resolutions, new focuses, and re-setting our goals. I know for me, I'm reviewing my accomplishments from this year, as I prepare for new opportunities in the coming.  Not one to make resolutions, I gave up on keeping them a long time ago. The… Continue reading Re-Setting Your Writing Goals

Karen Jordan

Fear of judgment, criticism, or shame?

The scariest moment is always just before you start. (Stephen King, On Writing) I struggled with some critical comments and judgment a few years ago. So, I expressed my frustration to my husband, Dan. I winced at his abrupt and honest response, “Karen, not everyone is going to like you.” Dan’s statement shocked me, as he… Continue reading Fear of judgment, criticism, or shame?