One of my friends who’s also a writer asked me this question a few months ago. From her vantage point in the world — a few years younger than I am, with less work and life experience — she said that I seem like someone who has, in her words, “made it.” I’ve achieved the dream! I’m living it!
They had so many questions and didn't want to understand what was happening. The nurse often obliged them — it was always easier for everybody when they decided to believe her lies.
One advantage to getting older is that you get to continue to learn all about yourself and what you do well and what you don't do so well. And there's one thing that I have learned I am really bad at: Self-care.
To understand what's interesting and useful to the people who will (hopefully, at some point) buy your product, you must "know your audience." Well, OK. But what if you don't know your audience?
5:30 a.m. Wake up. 3 sun salutations.
5:35 a.m. Meditation + affirmations: "I am on a journey of health and mindfulness." 108 times.
Do you know what's the worst? Talking to people you don't know when you are, by nature, ridiculously shy.
If the topic is the skeleton of your project — and we all know there's only so much you can do to hide wonky bones — then the survey itself will provide the vital organs.
He was tall and strong and handsome and when he built her the house, she felt "no, thank you" wasn't a phrase she could say in response. But she hated it, almost from the start, though it was lovely from the outside.
Is it crazy for airlines to expect that consumers will agree to their "don't record us, ever, even if we're doing something heinous" stipulation — or is it crazy for consumers to expect a private business to allow them to use those devices for recording purposes when they are on airline property and using airline services?
Surveys can be fickle beasts, but when done properly, they can set you (and your business) up as the go-to people for answers to questions.