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Success is never getting to the bottom of your to-do list. -Marrisa Mayer, Yahoo

Thank God it isn’t just me. /Kate

Well, good to know & what a relief!

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Ann Handley’s 9 Qualities of Good Writing

A fantastic article for my writer friends … content marketer Ann Handley is absolutely spot on with all 9 points of quality writing. Tough for me to chose my favorites from list, but I’d have to go with #1. Good writing anticipates reader questions, and #3. Good writing is like good teaching. Good writing strives to explain, to make things a little bit clearer, to make sense of our world. 

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Goldie Blox – great entrepreneurial idea to increase women in engineering

Caught this on Good Morning Americaso cool & I’d say they’re onto something with 6 million+ views on YouTube – with 89% of engineers in world male, a toy company out to show the world girls deserve more choices than dolls and princesses. They believe femininity is strong and girls will build the future — literally. 

Founder, Debbie Sterling, a Stanford engineer, decided last year girls need more choices than the pink aisle offers. She developed GoldieBlox an interactive book series + construction set starring Goldie, the kid inventor who loves to build. Check out the fun video – worth watching! 

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4 Things Most Successful Entrepreneurs Have in Common

Mashable.com nailed it – “Starting a business is always risky, and success is never guaranteed. Yet, entrepreneurs thrive every day. Although there is no one-size-fits-all approach, successful entrepreneurs seem to share several traits that the rest of the pack lacks.”

It’s not simple being an entrepreneur. So what are the 4 basic things you need?

1. Professional experience
2. A business plan
3. Positive personality
4. A mentor

(via 4 Things Most Successful Entrepreneurs Have in Common)