15 years in WA! Reflections from a veteran member.
Last Updated: September 23, 2022
It's been a long time since I've gotten a WA badge but one popped up on my homepage yesterday and it was for being a 15 year member of WA! It really feels like time flew by since I joined this place in 2007 and it also feels like a lifetime has passed since that moment too, an interesting mix of emotions/feelings to describe, yet here we are! I'm not going to make this post very long, but what I want to mainly touch upon is how the 15 years I've been in this business, how my life has changed fo
Success deadlines & goals: Do they really work or lead to failure?
Last Updated: August 7, 2022
I see success deadlines being thrown around a lot in business and in WA for instance, I do run into people who make statements such as:"I'm giving myself 6 months to succeed""I'm setting a quota to write 50 articles by so and so date""If I don't succeed in 3 months, I'm quitting"The mindset and premise behind such statements is that most people think that if they set a deadline or goal of this nature, that this will stimulate their ambition and push them towards that goal. But the question I po
Are your Site Comments getting disapproved? How to fix it.
Last Updated: July 7, 2022
I've made several posts over the past few years regarding Site Comments and how often I personally disapprove MOST of the ones I get for my sites because they simply do not meet the standards I have (and I consider myself pretty flexible all things considered).The whole point of THIS post is to help you understand how to write QUALITY comments and RAISE your approval rates. I want to have a point where I approve 90% of the comments (if not more) I get, and this is meant to give out some tough l