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On the wild trail: When you don’t feel prepared

In her best-seller Wild (which was recently made into a movie), author Cheryl Strayed recounts her experiences as a young woman hiking alone for 1,100 miles on the Pacific Crest Trail. Although woe…


Larry Kunz has some good advice here, and his timing for this article couldn’t be better. I’ve just been faced with a situation in which I’m totally not prepared for, but I have the fortune to be able to plan for it, at least. My problem is not knowing what direction to start following to make something positive out of the situation.  I’m very determined to not fall into the "imposter syndrome" he refers/cross-references this article (another good article to read as well). It’s certainly a slippery slope, but I guess it’ll be like Cheryl Strayed that when the process is done, I will learn something about myself (hopefully something good), and will learn something that will help me move forward. 


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Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who currently employed at Cox Automotive, Inc., and freelances as her own technical communications consultancy, Dair Communications. She has worked at the International Refugee Committee, MetLife, Novo Nordisk, BASF North America, Merck, and Deloitte, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog,, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, TCUK (ISTC) and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for the STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, and The Content Wrangler as well. She is very active in the STC, as a former chapter president for the STC-Philadelphia Metro Chapter, and is currently serving on three STC Board committees. You can learn more about Danielle on LinkedIn at, on Twitter @techcommgeekmom, or through her blog. All content is the owner's opinions, and does not reflect those of her employers past or present.

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