Starting a Business | OkDork.com - Part 3

How to Earn More Money: By Asking

In 2013 I was graciously invited to speak in Australia. They offered to cover flights and hotels. I generally don’t ask for speakers fees cause I love sharing my stories and working with people. And I have and know how to organize conferences so I know there are always more costs than expected. …But traveling costs...

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6 Steps to Writing Great Cold Emails

I get about 2 emails a day asking for coffee or advice. Lately, I've been deleting them because no one takes even a minute to write a well crafted email. I used to feel guilty but I figure since the person is being selfish, I can be as well. I've written before about "What have you done for...

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Showing vs. Telling: How to Convince Anyone

I want to share a story about two girls I dated. Don't worry, I confirmed they unsubscribed a long time ago. I've NEVER cared about clothing since high school, hence much of my wardrobe up until this year was from high school. The best part is seeing old pictures and I'm literally wearing the same outfit....

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How to Ask Questions

Ever wonder how to ask questions to get what you want? If you ask the right questions you'll get better answers. For example, How’s your day? What response do you generally get from that question? “Fine” “Good” “Ok” Now, what if I asked you: What did you have for lunch? See, a bit different. The...

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Think and Grow Rich: Quotes & Book Review

I just read Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill. A really powerful book on setting your intention and the power of your subconscious. The key things from this book for me: When you really know what you want, set a plan to accomplish. Let nothing stop you and you will be successful. Pick a...

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Make it Easy to Say Yes

I got cheated when I was born with a name like No----ah. People are already thinking NO every time they say my name. #thanksmom But what about the other things in life that you want. What I want to share is how to get to the Yes-ah and ultimately get what You want. ------ Have...

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