The fear of being vulnerable was one barrier I had deal with when I started blogging. Then, I had to change my mind about vlogging. As I try to figure out the vlogging vs. blogging thing, I appreciate how much easier it is to talk on video that it is to write. Yeah, it is easier, at least for me, is to waffle on video than in writing. So, in this video, where I can’t decided what to talk about I talk about not being able to decide what to talk about. A helpful one when it comes to inspiration, creativity, innovation and productivity. Check it outContinue reading “The One I Can’t Decide What To Talk About [Vlog Ep. 06]”
Not every email is necessary. Fact! Emails are the bane of a lot of people’s work. I love writing; I just hate dealing with emails that don’t have to be email. (I should do a blog post about what I hate (maybe also love) about emails.)
Moving along… Emails are necessary. There’s just a threshold they shouldn’t cross. Here are some instances emails are not always necessary:
Besides my usual MacBook Pro, eyes and brain, Here are tools I’ve come accustomed to recently.
On traditional media: paper, I’ve been using these to capture ideas, thoughts. I’ve engaged with materials as part of my research.
Holidays or vacations are great things. If used properly they can help you recharge and recoup. This, of course, is based on the assumption that you’ve been working hard and need the time out.
Both our physical and mental energies need restoration often. Balance is a myth. Healthy tensions in normal (whatever that is), everyday life are necessary for us to always do and enjoy life at its best.
In another post, (this one) I shared about a challenge I had in unlocking potential from some team members. The short of it, is that I didn’t realise they were failing to translate what a change in strategy at an enterprise level, practically meant for them. They understood the the enterprise was headed but failed to contextualize it to particular instances.
In retrospect I see that as a one of the sources of frustration they sometimes experienced was a result of not knowing what to do in their areas of responsibility. Like me, they were clueless. “Why were they so frustrated and why couldn’t I get them to go full throttle?”