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Katherine Fusco

Katherine Fusco
Katherine Fusco is an assistant professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, where she teaches film, theory, and American literature. She is the author of Silent Film and U.S. Naturalist Literature: Time, Narrative and Modernity (Routledge) and Kelly Reichardt (University of Illinois). Currently, Katherine is working on a book about stardom and questions of identity in the 1920s and 1930s. Katherine has appeared in The Atlantic, Dilettante Army, Harpers Bazaar, Headspace, OZY and Salmagundi; you can find her blog on motherhood and creativity at CreateLikeAMother.blog.
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How to Anticipate Problems With If-Then Planning

By Katherine Fusco | November 15, 2019

The best if-then planning is strategic and forward thinking and involves both self-knowledge and imagination.

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How to Find Your Money ‘Why’

By Katherine Fusco | November 8, 2019

All the money tips in the world won’t matter and the best budget won’t stick if you don’t have a money ‘why.’ Learn how to connect your financial habits to personal values to clarify your spending and savings goals.

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What Happens When You Apply Leadership Models at Home?

By Katherine Fusco | September 14, 2019

We often think of leadership as a quality important for the workplace, but what about its application in the small organization within the walls of our own homes?

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5 Simple Strategies to Overcome Creative Blocks

By Katherine Fusco | September 6, 2019

What all these strategies share is an effort to deflate the creative project’s scary, ego-threatening aspects, taming it into a manageable live-withable size so that you can do the work that matters so much without feeling that any one work session matters too much.

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3 Simple, Regular Practices That Will Help You Come Up With New Ideas

By Katherine Fusco | July 31, 2019

To experience the new and learn more about the world gives us different ways of thinking that allow us to innovate and explore our work in exciting new ways.

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5 Productive Self-Talk Practices for Working Through Failure

By Katherine Fusco | July 18, 2019

With practice, techniques for reframing failures through self-talk are an important part of anyone’s toolkit for approaching life goals.

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What Good Self-Care Looks Like (for You)

By Katherine Fusco | May 10, 2019

In its best form, self-care should be responsive to your emotional needs, and it looks different for all of us.

10 Empowering Books to Read After You Lean In

10 Empowering Books to Read After You ‘Lean In’

By Katherine Fusco | March 12, 2019

Picking up where Sandberg left off, a number of inspiring female authors have taken up her call and penned their own works to help us navigate work, home and balancing both.

3 Ways to Use Gratitude to Break Out of a Slump

3 Ways to Use Gratitude to Break Out of a Slump

By Katherine Fusco | February 27, 2019

Gratitude is something of a miracle emotion: It makes us happy, makes those around us happy and helps us develop as individuals.

What Creative People Know About Boring Routines

What Creative People Know About the Importance of Boring Routines

By Katherine Fusco | February 19, 2019

Make creativity automatic and reap the rewards of routine.