After developing an irrational fear of hitting publish at the end of 2012, I challenged myself in 2013 to blog monthly. While I didn’t reach my initial goal of creating a new post every week I did hit publish multiple times a month – averaging about three  on Making the Connectionsand a few on my Tumblr blog. Working as a professional writer for various businesses over…
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Short post this week. I’m…   Learning: New recipes New exercise routines   Experimenting with: Refresh Vine videos Instagram videos Postmates Code Academy  – Hour of Code   Playing Pikmin 3   Watching: Amazing Race Mindy Project Seahawk Games   Attending: #SeaSocialMen Brown and Down Family holiday events   Thinking about:New Year’s Eve The year of 2013 Working on: Becoming a better home chef Refreshing joshuaholland.co…
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Here’s a short post to round out this month. I’m… Reading: Red Herrings and Elephants Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture Learning: New recipes Basic fashion tips Experimenting with: Wunderlist Duolingo Mobile Day Doodle MeetMe Wrike Playing: Pokemon Y Pikmin 3 The Wonderful 101 Watching: Amazing Race Mindy Project Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown Attending: Navigating Grad School as a Working Professional Seattle Goodwill’s Glitter Gala…
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With summer coming to a close I thought it would be a good opportunity to use this entry to reflect on the past few months. A mixture of sunshine, personal events, and professional developments helped make this summer one of the best. Below is a list highlighting some of this summer’s big moments. Back to the regular scheduled programing next week. Thanks for reading! ###  …
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  Quick and simple post. I’m… Reading: Getting Real American Savage On Writing Well Watching: North America Felt Does Someone Have to Go Dragon Ball Z Youtube Clips Playing: Pokémon Black 2 Sim City Learning: More effective ways to workout Direct communication techniques  Dreaming of: A vacation to Barcelona Financial stability Working on: Marx Foods social media support Goodwill digital communication projects Snapping more pictures A…
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As a professional teetering in-between unemployment and part-time communications consulting, it’s easy to lose track of the big picture and forget to count accomplishments. This week I reached two important personal goals. I won my first independent new business pitch and launched joshuaholland.co. In honor of these milestones, this post is dedicated to a few of my key accomplishments since leaving Waggener Edstrom at the end…
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  Unemployment finally caught up with me last week. After a few months of adventures around Seattle and a number of freelance projects, I found myself with a rather empty schedule and inbox. At first I was thrilled by the thought. It seemed almost too perfect. My to-do list had run out of boxes to check just as the sunny spring weather arrived in Seattle. In…
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  Last week flew by thanks to a mix of time spent helping Citizen University with digital media support, attempting to build a “perfect” city on Sim City, and working on Jumpstart. I always fail at staying idle for extended periods of time. My gears are turning again. Short post this week about what I’m up to. Completed… Social media support for Citizen University HTML and…
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Short post this week. I’m… Reading: The Great Gatsby The 4-Hour Workweek The Elements of Content Strategy Watching: The New Normal The Mindy Project RuPaul’s Drag Race Amazing Race 1600 Penn Playing: Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Learning: HTML and CSS Content strategy Productivity tips Life coaching and mentoring skills Working On: A personal website Jumpstart 2013 Arranging coffee with “strangers” for info interviews My next…
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