What I Do When I Have No Inspiration

When I have no inspiration to write or blog, what should I do? That’s a question I have to answer often when I write. I simple answer is: I write. This is something that I picked up from Steven Pressfield’s book, “The War of Art“. Steven labels something many creators, like me, have struggled to […]

How Not Writing Often Hurts You

Life can be full of drama. You can be so busy living, working, ‘familying’ and many other things that squeeze out other things. This is not a question about what how important the other stuff is. It is just a reminder of how we can go through seasons swept away by different tornadoes. I’ve been on the […]

Why The Future Can Seem Intimidating And What To Do

With the post, Looking Back Move Forward, I started an untitled series on pivoting or managing transition. One of the things I led with in that post was that change is inevitable. We have to navigate is somehow. Thinking about the future used to scare me more in my younger years. I’ve learned to be […]

Looking Back Move Forward

Change is often a question of time; when and never if. One of the worst and naivest things we could do is think or assume it can’t and won’t come.  Pivoting, a change in direction or strategy, if done well can move us forward; make us better. Managing transition is not always easy. We have to make sure […]

You Are Not As Immune As You Think

Arrogance of any kind is never healthy. It blindsides and destroys. It is easy to look at how other people live their lives, the decisions they make and think, “That could never be me…” Or, “I could never be that dumb or depraved…” At a safe distance from the crucible it s easy to think […]