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“Give it all” – A Quote to Hang Above Your Desk

“One of the few things I know about writing is this: spend it all, shoot it, play it, lose it, all, right away, every time. Do not hoard what seems good for a later place in the book, or for … Continue reading

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Amateur Russian Artists

(I’m so excited to share this with you. I told myself that I’d try to take a break from blogging this month, but it’s almost the end of August, and I’m just bursting with posts!) I visited a new art … Continue reading

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Interviewing Pussy Riot

It was one of the most bizarre and enjoyable interviews I’ve ever done. It was just before 2:00 in the morning. We’d been parked in a dark Moscow alley for close to 3 hours, waiting, re-hashing our questions, getting impatient. … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week: Friendship Economy

“…friendship creates a whole new economy. When people realize there’s no agenda other than friendship and better understanding, it changes things.” -Bob Goff I’ve been mulling this quote over all week. (I’m so enjoying this book by Bob Goff – … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week: Women & Work

This quote feels a bit radical for me. I never considered myself a feminist……until I moved to Russia! In any case, I really enjoyed this article this week on Why Women Still Can’t Have it All talking about why the … Continue reading

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What to really focus on at work – quote of the week

I love this quote – I copied it down a long time ago**, actually, and just came across it again today. What a great reminder of what’s really important at work, in a career, in the office. This way of … Continue reading

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When You’re Exhausted (and a jerk!) at Work

Work has been overwhelming lately. Any semblance of a set schedule has ceased to exist – I’m finding myself leaving the office at 2 in the morning and seeing all my days off swallowed up by breaking stories and last-minute … Continue reading

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