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Why no one cares about big bad problems

Why no one cares about big bad problems

So you have problems, right? And you probably want solutions to those problems, correct? Okay, so far so good. I’m waddling behind you, a-okay. But what about the big stuff? The nasty stuff you’re worried about AND you know how to solve. Stop blushing, Modest Mary....

Staying Mindful and Merry When Everyone Else is NUTS!

Staying Mindful and Merry When Everyone Else is NUTS!

‘Tis the season to be jolly, fa la la la la, la la la la! All your family is coming to visit, fa la la la la, la la la la! The office (virtual) potluck, drunk-and-daring, fa la la la la la la la laaaaaaaa! Why are you crying, kind heart? Joy to the world, dashing...

The gift of chaos and confusion

The gift of chaos and confusion

Quick, tell me your favourite pet peeve. Quick, tell me what you hate about the world right now. Quick, tell me what you can’t stand doing on weekends. Quick, tell me why your boss or mother-in-law is a sociopath. Easy, right? <ahem> Hello? You’re still thinking...

Letting Go to Let in Light

Letting Go to Let in Light

When I used to travel and speak -- oh, the good ole' days! -- I'd go against protocol about how to finish a keynote or presentation. Toastmasters, keep breathing. A lot of professional speakers do NOT thank their audience at the end. Why? Because the audience should...

The Secret to Getting Good Feedback

The Secret to Getting Good Feedback

Do you know what’s worse than a long-time lockdown? A constipated editor. Bad editors fart filth all over your precious Work. They’re notorious for stopping fragile creative exploration – and creative progress – quickly and brutally. Worse? They often smile as they...

How to Be Super Irritating Without Saying a Word

How to Be Super Irritating Without Saying a Word

Let’s play a game. The next time you’re with someone (ba-hahaha… let’s just keep moving), ask them to listen to you. Now that you’ve climbed THAT mountain, try this. With your index finger tap out the “Happy Birthday” song. No humming allowed, pretty please. Easy...

Why Exposing Yourself is Good Clean Fun

Why Exposing Yourself is Good Clean Fun

No one likes a clown at midnight. I love Stephen King. A clown in the dark. In the rain. On your doorstep. Holding a knife. Now that we all feel uncomfortable, let’s talk about blowing it. You know, the charmingly delicious epic fails we’ve done on page and (Zoom)...