I was a guest on Mavens Do It Better!

“I always wanted my books and stories out there, but I hadn’t actually done anything about it, hadn’t really focused on it. But then I finally started thinking, all right, I’ve got to do something—anything—just do it!” -from my interview with Heather Newman

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Heather Newman does many wonderful things, among them being the founder and CEO of Creative Maven, and the co-founder and CMO of Content Panda. Along with being a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), which is how we met, she has a wonderful podcast called Mavens Do It Better, where she showcases experts—mavens—in their respective industries and fields who live their passions and spark up the world.

You can imagine how thrilled I was when she wanted to do such an interview with me!

You’ll hear (or read via the transcript) how I got started with technology and worked my way up to where I am now, and then we go full-tilt into the children’s book world. Enjoy!

EPISODE 37: Tech and Children’s Book Maven, Becky Benishek 

And remember: Always carry a pen and an eating utensil, and you’ll be fine for life.

Looking For A Few Good Twitter Career Accounts to Follow?

twitter_helpAs a successful and savvy leader of your own career, you might just be interested in the people Huffington Post pulled together in their Top 100 Business, Leadership and Technology Twitter Accounts You Must Follow.

One hundred people can seem a lot to add to your already-overloaded career musts, but they come grouped into different categories to make your selection easier. Choose from media organizations that provide diverse content and news, thought leaders who also encourage your personal development, and social leaders who shape and share trends.

Pic from another article to check out with more Twitter accounts: “How Twitter Can Help Your Career.”