The Secret to Getting Good Feedback
by Shannon Leahy | Jun 17, 2021 | Communication, PostsDo 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
by Shannon Leahy | May 20, 2021 | Communication, PostsLet’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
by Shannon Leahy | Apr 20, 2021 | Communication, PostsNo 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)...
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