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Dec 15, 2022

In this episode, Estelle Erasmus and Sherry Paprocki speak with Minda Zetlin. Minda is the author of her new book Career Self-Care and writes the highly popular “Laid-Back Leader” column for Inc.

Her articles and workshops offer research-backed advice to help ambitious people get the most out of their careers and their lives. She is the author or coauthor of several books, most recently The Geek Gap. A former president of the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA), she lives in Snohomish, Washington. 

 

In this episode: 

  • How Minda found her path from freelancing to becoming a columnist.
  • Finding a mentor and the power of asking for help. 
  • The benefit of writers' organizations, such as ASJA.

 

Connect with Minda:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mindazetlin/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MindaZetlin

Website: https://mindazetlin.wordpress.com 

Minda’s Book on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Career-Self-Care-Increase-Happiness-Fulfillment/dp/1608687325/

Minda's column on Inc.com: https://www.inc.com/author/minda-zetlin

 

And, as a bonus for our listeners, get three months of my daily Career Self-Care texts for free (usually $4.95 a month): https://joinsubtext.com/career-self-care?promo=NEWSLETTER90

 

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Connect with Estelle:

Website: https://estelleserasmus.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/EstelleSErasmus/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/EstelleSErasmus

Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@estelleserasmus

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/estelle.sobel.erasmus/

Estelle’s Classes: https://estelleserasmus.com/classes

 

Connect with Sherry: 

Website: https://sherrybeckpaprocki.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/paprockisherry/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sherry.paprocki

Twitter: https://twitter.com/sherrypaprocki

Book: www.freelancefancy.com

 

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