I understand the irony of me telling you to mind your own business.

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I am willing to wager that cumulatively, I have spent days of my life, concerned about other people’s business. How about you?

Common concerns have been about what people are thinking about me, saying about me, if people are laughing at my expense, and even, if I am liked by…

An open letter to my exploitative, petty Upwork client

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I am all about peace and love and positivity, but I woke up and chose violence.

Sorry.

It was not supposed to be a three-part endeavor, but I guess stories have a beginning, a middle, and an end.

Part One

In part one, I discussed my low-paying side hustle. I was too…

Have you heard of the ambivert advantage?

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Many people identify themselves loudly and proudly as introverts or extroverts. Statistics suggest that most people are extroverted.

Personality psychologists measure introversion and extroversion as part of the Big 5 personality traits. The Big 5 personality traits are a group of constructs that predict life outcomes. …

Is Curation all that it is cracked up to be?

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*Warning alert, I use curation and distribution interchangeably. Mainly because curation cliff is an alliteration. I could try the Distribution Ditch; let me know what you think when you learn more.*

Medium Will Not Inform You of Distribution

Medium does not send an email to let you know you are curated or distributed.

I thought distribution would receive some acknowledgment, but this is not the case.

How to know if your article is chosen for further distribution

When you look at “view stats” for a story, it will say chosen for further distribution between the title and the Lifetime…

Shannon Piérre

Reigniting my long lost passion for writing. Citizen of the world. Top Writer of something, somewhere, once upon a time.

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