Just the other day, I was cleaning off my bookshelf to make room for some new books when I came across a fun little book that I had tucked away called No One Cares What You Had for Lunch: 100 Ideas for Your Blog. While this book may seem a little dated because everyone is blogging now, it really isn’t because while this book focuses on different ideas that you can use on your blog, it also focuses on the importance of getting topics of conversation out in the open and not just in your head.
Case in point, when consulting with other businesses, I often overhear clients talking about how no one cares about what they have to say. On the contrary, that’s not necessarily the case. In fact, for some reason, we’re afraid to talk about something because we have a fear of ruffling a few feathers. What eventually happens is that we keep our thoughts and ideas bottled up and don’t put them to use.
While talking about controversial topics can get some people upset, don’t let it because blogging can be a great outlet. In fact, here are a few things that this book can teach you about yourself:
- How to swallow your pride
- Being defensive – and sticking up for yourself and your ideas
- Finding like minds
While it’s true, No One Cares What You Had for Lunch – unless you’re a celebrity who is always in the public eye. What others do care about is what you have to say, so speak your mind, stand up for yourself and your beliefs, and don’t be afraid to talk about something you are passionate about just because it might upset someone. Do you think many of todays leaders got where they were at by sitting on their ideas?
Not only will blogging help your enthusiasm shine through, but you’re also bound to make a few new friends along the way who share the same passion just like you!
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