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Sooo...are you like, a Vocal junkie?
Confession time: I have not always been an active Vocal member. I joined in April 2019 and posted one poem, Find Them. I didn’t post anything again until February 2020. The daunting number of balls I juggled during that period could have been considered an admirable safety hazard violation worthy of Guinness World Records status.
4 Reasons to Enter Vocal's Writing Challenges
When Vocal introduced their challenges, I was really excited about them. In fact, forget was, I still am really excited about them.
How to Earn More Tips on Vocal.
There are ways to garner more reads and then there are ways to garner more tips. Both often overlap but there are quite a few unique differences and ways you can increase your tip earnings without even needing to get a massive boost to your reads. Wanna now how? Wouldn't it be great if there was a neat little guide to help you.
Low Earnings? New Membership? Here's How I Surpassed the Required Withdrawal Limit on Vocal+ in Two Weeks!
Wow! Welcome everyone! Jeremy Frommer’s article Celebrating 20,000 Vocal+ Member Milestone comments on the influx of Vocal+ members that this platform has seen in the last few months! I must admit that I am one of you; recently joining and submitting my first story on February 15th, 2021. I am super excited that Vocal found me, and gave the writer in me a jumpstart!
5 Lessons From Writing a 5-Story Series on Vocal
I challenged myself to write five related but completely freestanding stories over the span of two weeks for Vocal's Little Black Book Challenge. I'm not going to lie, it was harder than I expected. It was also rewarding to send each the stories, one after another, to Vocal for consideration.
Medium Alternatives: 5 Sites Where You Could Make Money Writing Like Medium
Medium is a powerful website to make money writing but if you are looking for more such platforms where you could make money writing or sites similar to Medium.com or sites that are perfect alternatives for making money writing, this guide will definitely help you out.
Lockdown's Unseen Crisis of Cognitive Bounce
Here’s a snapshot of my Thursday afternoon: 2 hour global conference presenting our digital transformation consultancy to several hundred excos across our top markets. 1 hour International Women’s Day panel pre-record. 2 x 30 min 2021 KPI setting sessions with direct reports. An hour with our holding co discussing shared service needs. 30 min consultation with my daughter’s college tutor and ex-husband. 30 min check in with French CEO. 1 hour session with tech founders looking for collaboration potential. 30 min client proposal run through. 30 min weekly status with US team. 8pm and breathe…
Lessons from Crashing an Engagement Party
Last night I was invited to a bar to sing karaoke. As a rule, I say no to karaoke. Nobody wants to hear me sing. But my partner and his friends are musicians and so (making him pinky promise that I wouldn’t have to perform) I decided to say yes.
I Let Work Rob Me Of My Life
I’ve been working for 12 hours straight already. It’s 8 pm and I’m just packing up to go home, have dinner, and then possibly spend another 3 hours on client files before officially calling it a night.
10 Better Phrases Than "May I Pick Your Brain?"
Here’s what I hear when someone asks me if they can “pick my brain”. I want a cheat code to complete a project. I only wish to hear about the good bits. It’s all about me and my needs.
Vocalized: My Thoughts on Vocal, Creators & Inspiring Stories
Humanity is the human race, which includes everyone on Earth. It's also a word for the qualities that make us human, such as the ability to love and have compassion, be creative, and not be a robot or alien.
The Four Steps of human-focused problem-solving. In 1994 Proctor and Gamble approached Gianfranco Zaccai, founder of Continuum, a design and branding consultancy, to "Find a better way to clean floors".