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  • Posted in on January 28, 2018 by Kim Bui

    Sorry, nevermind. Once, I was having a particularly difficult edit with someone. In my exasperation I said, “It doesn’t matter to me, I don’t care, but this is your story and I’m just trying to help you make it better. It doesn’t help me when you get defensive.” They shot back “Well it hurts my
  • Posted in on January 25, 2018 by Kim Bui

    My other half is brilliant. He is kind. He pushes me to ask for more money, knows I can take the responsibility. He tells me to stop working. He makes me sandwiches in the middle of breaking news. My other half is not perfect. He freelances and freelancing, any freelancer will tell you, is not
  • Posted in on January 24, 2018 by Kim Bui

    “I’m sorry, but I think this is best for both of us.” There’s lots of reasons people quit. They could hate their job. They could hate you. They could just be ready for something new. Their spouse might have found a better job in another city. Some of it is in your control and some of it isn’t.