Daily Blogging Has Infected My Sleep

Ok, so in an effort to make sure I post before the clock hits midnight many nights, my sleep has been completely thrown off.  Late nights of blogging has taken its toll.  So, it’s time to change course and pivot. I want to make sure I’m writing when I’m inspired to write…when I first get […]

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Get Your Reps In

I can remember when I’d walk into my piano teachers studio.  I’d say hello, open the books and start to play what I was supposed to have been practicing the throughout the week.  This went one of two ways. After I played there would either be an attitude of disappointment, or there would be praise. […]

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Writing From the Heart

This blog post (the one you’re reading right now) and this blog post were written a little differently than normal.  Before writing the one you’re currently reading, I had a 20 minute visualization session, so I feel like I’m pretty in my heart now.  The other blog post was written by purposely trying to center […]

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The Role of Feedback

When you’re doing creative projects, it’s important to get feedback along the way.  Feedback helps you change course if necessary.  It helps you align your creative projects with what people want.  It shows you ways you can improve.  It gives you ideas.  It can give you inspiration.  Constructive feedback helps everyone. Constructive feedback fosters alignment […]

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Social Rules Still Apply During Social Distancing

With social distancing, there will likely be more people connecting online than ever.  Social rules still apply. Giving value to online conversations and valuing yourself still applies. Looking to give vs get and seeking to understand vs trying to be understood still applies. Starting up conversations and platforms for conversations to happen still applies. Making […]

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What Do You Think About This?

This post is about ways people of authority can turn your volume down growing up as a kid. If there are too many forces that turned the volume down on your voice, it can lead you to believe your thoughts and feelings aren’t important.  Maybe it’s an older sibling that abused you.  Or a parent […]

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The Way Of Men Book Review

I liked this book.  It would go under blunt and direct books, and I’m sure there would be some controversy over it. I thought the 4 Tactical Virtues of Strength, Courage, Mastery, Honor was insightful, and it was hard to argue against them.  I respect the fact the emphasizes the difference between being a good man […]

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