How to Respond to Bad Online Reviews

Every small business, startup, and consultant eventually gets hit with a bad online review on a prominent platform. Here's what you need to know to survive it.

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How to Use Slow Times to Update Your Digital Presence

When other people's out-of-office messages start piling up, it's a good time to make some crucial tweaks to your social media profiles and personal branding.

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My Cousin the Saint

I grew up hearing the hagiography of St. Maria Goretti. My paternal grandmother referred to the saint as “my aunt.” I have yet to verify this. I do know that Maria Goretti’s brother Angelo served as best man to my great-grandparents’ wedding, and as godfather when my grandmother was baptised. In any case, the story […]

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Lessons in Building Community by a Working Board

Reflections on an old project provide timeless lessons in non-profit leadership.

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Skirting the Issue: Gender as a Social Construct

In the last week, I’ve seen some variation of the story and commentary on the story about the German father who wears a skirt to support his young son, who prefers to wear skirts and dresses. Nils Pickert’s essay first appeared in the German outlet Emma; a translation was offered on a blog. It is […]

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