Tag Archive: I can do it

Jan 14

Fourteen Days into the Venture

hustle hard work

Toward the end of 2015, I decided to try again in 2016 to start my own venture and to forge my own path. Originally, I planned to write a blog post each day (or every other day) chronicling the long, hard and lonely road, especially since information about the beginning of the journey is hard …

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Nov 10

Why You Should Hire Me to Manage Your Social Media

social media marketing

Social media is a daily time commitment. If you, or your company, isn’t willing to commit the time, then one of two things need to happen. Either limit the number of social networks you use to something that’s manageable, or outsourcing your social media marketing. If you are choosing the latter, partly because you don’t …

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Oct 15

15 Things I Am Horrible at Doing, and Why

things I'm horrible at doing

This exercise is another snippet from Hacking Your Education: Ditch the Lectures, Save Tens of Thousands, and Learn More than Your Peers Ever . The point is to find things that we may be horrible at doing because we never really made the effort to be good, or we decided in our heads that we …

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Sep 26

Why You Should Hire Me to Write Your Content

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Blogging for others is my bread and butter. It’s how I’ve made a living and have built my professional reputation over the past few years. If you need content, whether it’s web content, blog posts, eBooks, or white papers, then consider Allison Reilly as an option in getting those things done. Here’s why you should …

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Sep 01

Small Change in Plans

change in plans

I know I’ve changed my plans, like, 550 times (545 of those times were plans that were never started), but this is the 550th time that I am changing my plans regarding this blog. I can’t guarantee this is the last time I’m changing my plans, but that’s what’s happening. My former business coach wouldn’t …

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Aug 26

This Week’s Questions Absolutely Suck

the questions are questionable

It’s probably a little fortuitous that I didn’t answer any questions from last week because this week’s questions are absolutely abysmal. Some of the US questions are out of left field, the international questions are somewhat interesting, but incredibly difficult to tackle if you don’t know anything about what’s going on. Which I don’t, so …

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Aug 19

Goals, Updates, and What I’m Capable Of

goals for this week

My parents say I shouldn’t be so negative on this blog, referring to my previous post on how I’m so horrible at this new niche (and considering that I haven’t written a single post this week, I’m still very horrible). However, I say that it’s important to be open and to be honest about these …

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Jul 07

I am Getting SuperBetter at Eating Healthier

As I was working on my summer reading list and making my way through Citizenville, the author discussed the idea of making government more fun by turning civic duty into some sort of game. The city of Manor, Texas did it by awarding residents a fake currency for submitting an idea on how to fix …

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Jul 01

Inferno of Productivity: How I Turned My Task List into a Game

inferno of productivity

One of the biggest lessons I’ve learned from my business coach is to be specific, but to keep things simple also. My coach noted that I had a tendency to overwhelm myself by making things too complicated, by not focusing on the little steps that need to be taken to achieve the bigger picture. It’s …

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Jan 11

A Proclamation to Do This

I can do it.

It’s 11 days into this project and I already want to quit. I have two and a half hours to get this done, I am in the middle of a poker tournament, and I am down for the day so all that doesn’t leave me wonderful and relaxed this Friday evening. Blogging every day is …

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