Care about what others think…
Blooging:n For me personally, it’s about finding and growing the right audience; the people that I want to reach, share my ideas with, because as I see it, communication is awe-inspiring.
Some years back I had a friend of a friend who, when asked a simple question, would tell you everything she knew/thought about a subject. We met at a class. If you asked where you should park, she would tell you the history of the parking lot, explain the institution’s relationship with the lot, contrast this with other parking locations, and somewhere in there
The fifth agreement is this…Be skeptical, but learn to listen. Don’t believe yourself or anybody else. Use the power of doubt to question everything you hear; Is it really the truth? Listen to the intent behind words, and you will understand the real message.
Similarly, I tell my Blogging students that their writing skills will improve and they will gain an audience if they continue to post relevant blogging content.
Thunder and lightning struck yesterday in Las Vegas. I was at Vegas PBS, volunteering my time for the Senatorial debate between Republican Sen. Dean Heller and his Democratic rival, U.S. Rep. Shelley Berkley.