There’s an unspoken rule of etiquette on Medium: You don’t write about other members. You don’t drag writers and editors through the mud. You maintain a level of professionalism and respect.
So, when a writer opted to misquote me in a story about smart-shaming, I was taken aback. Sure, I could shrug it off, let her have her time in the limelight. …
The news hit me like a ton of Adam Sandlers, playing ukeleles and singing off-key. I received a text from my longest-running client who owns the world’s largest store selling official merchandise of one band: Van Halen. It was short, to the point:
Pamela, Eddie died today 😢
In the ’80s — long before cell phones and computers you could haul in a backpack — young teens could be seen walking much of the world’s main streets donning Walkman headphones. …
Everyone has something to sell. But I’m here to tell you… There are no secrets. Anything and everything you want is available, primarily on the internet. Granted, you aren’t going to get hands-on training, or always be able to witness a private mentor’s technique, but it’s there, ready for the taking.