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

All the Opinions: Surviving the Outrage Epidemic

In the midst of this outrage epidemic, it’s tempting to share our opinions (educated or not) on every issue of the day. Sometimes it’s okay to be quiet.

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Resist the Urge to Have the Last Word

Having the last word can be intoxicating. How to do we resist the urge to focus on “winning” and instead fight to find common ground?

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Working With and Learning From Difficult People

When a co-worker is challenging, complex, or selfish it’s challenging. Rather than letting it frustrate us, we can celebrate learning from difficult people.

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Improvise Our Way to Common Ground

Would the world be a better place if we all used a little more, “Yes, and…”? Perhaps. Here’s how improv can lead us toward common ground.

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When Listening Isn’t Enough

The journey toward common ground is one of many, many steps. Listening carefully is important, but what happens when our biases and filters muck up the process? Here’s how to move forward when listening isn’t enough.

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Digital Literacy in An Era of Fake News

To delete or not to delete. Perhaps Facebook isn’t the only problem we’re facing. As media continues to grow and evolve we must all hone our digital literacy in an era of fake news.

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Keep it Fresh: Public Speaking Tips for The Presenter in a Rut

Getting bored with a presentation you’ve had to give many times? It’s important for you and your audience that you keep it fresh. These public speaking tips will get you out of that rut and help keep things interesting.

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How to Avoid Death by Committee

There’s a fine line between getting feedback on a project and allowing your project to succumb to death by committee. How do you avoid an abundance of unhelpful input?

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In Praise of Ordinary Time

While the holiday season is twinkly and festive, the break from routine is not writer Molly Page’s favorite time of the year. Instead, she’s a self-proclaimed ordinary time fanatic.

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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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