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June 2016

Copyediting and Publishing Textbook with Pen
Business, Industry, The Journey

Old School, New School, or No School? (87.10%)

Today’s feature image is of the textbook I will be swearing by – and likely swearing at – over the next eight weeks for my final course of the Professional Writing (Marketing and Public Relations) program I started almost 18 months ago.

The end is in sight and I can’t wait to hold that beloved piece of paper in my hands!

On more than a couple occasions, when people learn that I already have a university education, they ask me: so why go back to study?

Well, that’s what I’m going to chat about today. It turns out I’m Old School.

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Andy Warhol at National Gallery of Victoria - Melbourne, VIC
Business, The Journey

The Truth about Pyramids (83.87%)

Multi-level marketing (MLM), like Alpha Females, is often the subject of much ridicule, with pet names like pyramid scheme, scam, get-rich-quick scheme, and so on.

I couldn’t help but crack a smile when my sister-by-choice Anja suggested I write about MLM corporations. Anja’s just moved into a gorgeous new home, and on one of her first nights we spent what felt like hours unpacking box after box of, well… stuff. Tupperware. Steeped tea. Epicure. Norwex. You name it, she’s bought it. A true MLM poster child.

So I find myself wondering: what’s the deal with MLM, anyway?

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