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May.21.2013
Here's a classic ICYMI -- "in case you missed it." In this TEDxVictoria talk from 2012, one of GlobalNiche's favorite proponents of the online life Alexandra Samuel argues that once we embrace our online lives as part of our real lives we will unlock the potential of the internet....
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May.09.2013
    I recently relocated to San Francisco. Three decades away from my hometown area, I keep chanting: “Don’t expect it to be the same as it was in the past.” San Francisco may be a tech-forward location but that's not why I've increasingly been turning to technology to help me...
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May.01.2013
Building your global niche is a 21st century skill. For work. For life.International business, human resources, the future of life & work bestsellers and new releases from Harvard Biz Review are stacking up on our bookshelf at Pinterest.   Finding cultural effectiveness. Career...
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Apr.26.2013
  We're born content producers. The more prolific among us are literally volcanoes of content. Yet, what you’ve generated probably isn’t working for you. It’s probably not laid out as a path where you want to go, nor presented as an invitation to other like-minded souls and interested...
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Apr.23.2013
  Good news. If you're reading this, you're probably safely beyond the digital divide. However, today we're facing another digital frontier that determines a person's access to opportunity. The connected divide. On one side of this new dividing line, people are connecting to broader...
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Apr.18.2013
At GlobalNiche we believe social media is about using technology to communicate naturally. In case you haven't seen it, don't miss this video of Tara talking to you about how to use social media so it feels like you. Use social media so it feels like you.Tweet that line by...
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Apr.15.2013
We've all felt our hands tied by convention, our ambitions clipped by risks known and unknown. I bet you don't have to be in the legal profession to see how many of the below issues relate to your own situation. This weekend at the San Francisco Bar Association, I spoke at an innovative new...
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Apr.09.2013
  At GlobalNiche, we're scrappy and we know it. In this video clip my partner Tara explains how you too can benefit from "polishing in public". We're committed to putting our work into the public sphere even if it's not exactly how we'd like it to be. Since we're a new company pulling...
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Mar.31.2013
We asked authors and writing instructors, scriptwriters and bloggers -- why did you choose GlobalNiche's program to build your platform and why now? Here's what they told us.1) They're ready to do new things.   2) They want a challenging support community.   3) They...
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Mar.20.2013
Here's a round-up of inspiring, intimate, important posts you might have missed, about fashioning your lives to fit you and being in the world as only you can be. To all of you, as Shirley Rivera -- who you'll meet below -- would say: big puffy heart. The bolded lines are Tweetable, so share...
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Mar.12.2013
GlobalNiche.net's gift to help you build your online presence your way: a 45-minute video workshop of solid basics for beginners & fresh perspective for intermediates "Before I watched this video workshop I felt I couldn't catch up.Tara's personable style and the way she...
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Mar.12.2013
    My GlobalNiche.net partner Tara and I have been talking about entrepreneurship for several years. We started with the creative kind, where you use your intellectual property to fashion a life and work that fits you. We riffed on that, applying entrepreneurship principles to your life'...
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Feb.16.2013
        Please join us. We start February 18. If you miss that date, join now to be included in the next 6-week session.    
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Feb.02.2013
    In our global web conversation at GlobalNiche.net this month, leadership coach Tanya Monsef Bunger led a workshop called "Be the Captain of Your Own Ship". Inspired by the ships that cross the Bosphorus Strait of Istanbul where she lived for ten months, Tanya suggests you "think of...
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Jan.05.2013
Happy New Year to everyone at Redroom, from me and my partner at GlobalNiche! Here's the newsletter that just went out -- which includes a special offer to join our on-demand channel at Udemy for social development of your career. Why would writers care to use social to develop your career? The...
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