Molly Page

Molly Page is a freelance writer and digital strategist. She considers herself lucky because she calls work things that feel more like play. After falling madly in love with her adopted hometown, Chicago, she wrote a book about it, 100 Things to Do in Chicago Before You Die. When she’s not hard at play, she can be found snapping pictures and adding to the list of foods she’s tried that would make you gag. Shrimp heads, anyone? Follow her adventures via Twitter or Instagram @mollypg.

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Molly Page's Articles

Chasing Inspiration

When you find yourself chasing inspiration, how do you give your brain room to breathe and create? Here are a few tips to spark your creativity.

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The Consequences of Hearing No

As a freelancer, saying no can be empowering. Ever thought that hearing no can be empowering too? Molly Page shares the consequences of hearing no.

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The Consequences of Saying No to the Wrong Work

As a freelancer, discernment is key. Turning down the wrong projects is hard, but it’s important. Once you do, you can face the consequences of saying no.

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Tough Work Relationships: It’s Not Just You, It’s Me Too

When we’re embroiled in difficult work relationships, it can be easy to point fingers at others. However, the key to navigating these challenging situations is to recognize your role in the messiness.

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What Building a Website Taught Me About Life and Business

When writer Molly Page re-designed her website, she got in a bit over her head. In the process she learned a few lessons — both life and business lessons.

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What Keeps Us From Finding Common Ground

Molly Page comes clean about her quest to be a “Common Grounder.” She shares how she’s considering adjusting expectations of herself and others to pave the way toward compromise.

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How to Prepare for a Common Ground Conversation

Finding common ground with people we know can be intimidating. Here’s how to prepare for a common ground conversation when a relationship is on the line.

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How Louis Armstrong Influenced Activate World

Launching a new project, like Activate World, can leave us feeling vulnerable or uncertain. Small moments of clarity can be all we need to push forward.

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The Power of 3 Simple Words

It’s been said that we don’t only learn from good examples. The United debacle can serve as lesson about the power of 3 simple words.

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How Writing Just Might Save My Life

I think social media is trying to kill me. And it’s working with an accomplice, the current state of the world. I suspect I’m not alone in this paranoid delusion. I know that I can’t be the only person whose feeds have slowly morphed from a land of vacation pictures, inspirational quotes, and sales pitches…

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The Magical Nudge: What Moves Us From Talking to Action

Several years ago I had an idea for a new business inspired by the idea that friendship is key to a person’s emotional health. I imagined “Lady Dates” would provide opportunities for women to connect, knowing that relationships are deepened through shared experiences. My team would orchestrate outings where clients could participate in a fun…

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Dealing with Missed Deadlines One Asana at a Time

I missed a deadline this week. Want to hear something even worse? This was the second deadline I’ve missed in thirty days. Thankfully the deadlines were for two separate projects and two separate clients, but sadly the mistakes were made by one single person — me. Recovering After Missed Deadlines Ever since the second missed deadline,…

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