Will you keep all your feathers?

Will you keep all your feathers?

How do you feel about needing? An incredible piece of writing by CJ Hauser called The Crane Wife is making its rounds. I highly recommend you read it if you have about 15 minutes to spare (or less if you’re a fast reader, click the link above). In it, Hauser...
What can your positive thinking learn from a pothole?

What can your positive thinking learn from a pothole?

I’ve gotten used to early morning wake-ups lately. The sun pouring through my window and the birds chirping excitedly. But today I was awakened by a different sound. Loud truck beeping and the clanging of shovels. I rolled over to see a paving crew slowly roll...
Think you’re good at multitasking? Think again.

Think you’re good at multitasking? Think again.

Maureen Sullivan, the COO of Rent the Runway, describes herself as “excelling at ‘context-switching’ — rapid toggling from task to task.” Ok Maureen I’m gonna have to stop you right there – there is not such thing as...
Make your lists work for you, not against you.

Make your lists work for you, not against you.

Lists get a bad rap because they are usually used to create a big line of to-do’s. Then we rush to check off each to-do quicker than they get added on. The conversation at the end of the day often sounds like: Q: “How was your day?” A: “Not bad, but I didn’t get...

You’re not a failure. You’re just doing it right.

Seeing the word failure, typing it, saying it, just thinking about it, is enough to make a person queasy. F.A.I.L.U.R.E. I’ve been told that the more you are exposed to it you eventually get used to it.  Maybe. I’m still having a tough time with that...