Slow Moments

Life has gotten fast. Despite my Power of Slow intentions, I have recently found myself jumping from one meeting to the next. As I build my business in the new year, it has been an inevitable pile of things-to-do. But I am committed to living […]

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Work, Life and Longevity

If we were to spend 1/3 of our lives doing something we despise, the other 2/3 wouldn’t be much fun either. And yet we spend 1/3 of our lives working.That translates to 90,000 hours from our personal bank account of time. So if work is a grind, […]

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In Praise of the Laze

Monday mornings have a bad reputation. It’s not Monday’s fault that it begins the work week. Yet most people would say they have a funny feeling when Monday comes around. A subtle sense of reluctance sets in. But why? Monday is just one day out […]

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The Art of Mindful Space Management

If your energy is flagging, take a look at your surroundings. Your exterior reflects your interior. If you have piles of junk stacked high around your workspace, you could equate the energy it is siphoning off of you with a two-ton elephant doing the same. […]

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The Pictures in Our Heads

Pictures, pictures, look at all the pretty pictures! We have so many of them swirling around in our heads that they wouldn’t fit in even the largest museum. Murals of how our relationships should be; canvases splattered with paint, depicting our perfect job, children, life. […]

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12 Soul-Killing Work Habits

Baseline magazine makes the best slide shows. The one below, based on Jon Gordon’s new book, Soup: A Recipe to Nourish Your Team and Culture really spoke to me. The show points to 12 habits that can be broken if you embrace the power of […]

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Focus Fridays ~ Embrace your Inner Attila

Jurgen Wolff knows about alter egos. As a London-based screenwriter for TV and film, he assures you there is a place for creativity. But there is also a place for your technical thinking (such as when you’re pitching your show idea to a BlackBerry-thumbing T.V. […]

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