Our favorite piece of said advice is her secret to diffusing workplace conflict: "Always, always, always take a moment. Take a walk around the block. Write that crazy aggro email and then just delete it. Do whatever you need to do to come at the situation with clarity and calm."
Also particularly helpful to the likes of us? Christene's advice for budding writers. "Write as if you were speaking and just start from there, instead of writing how you think other people want you to. It takes a lot of courage and tenacity to just be yourself and work on honing that." Something we aspire to every day.
Click on over for the rest of the interview — so much more inspiration awaits! (Joe's Blackbook)