How to Expand Your Imagination and Make YOUR Art

A robin stood resolute in the brown grass. He wore his redbreast proudly, announcing his arrival to anyone who would stop to look. He stood alone, but I knew others would follow. On this cold January morning, I examined my goals written in December. The words mocked and chided [...]

2021-01-19T15:04:23-06:00

The Power of Play: 3 Reasons You Should Do It Every Day

There's power in play. “Go out and play.” That’s what I wanted to hear in the past few days, weeks, well, most of 2020. I wanted to let go of being an adult. For just a moment, I longed to forget about the news, responsibilities, and all the pain [...]

2020-12-07T16:56:06-06:00

How I Chose My Best Word for Life Plus One for Every Year

Can one word make a difference? I believe it can. What’s your word? My what, you say? Your word. I first heard about choosing a word for the year from Chris Brogan who recommends identifying three words.  Chris’s three-word idea is simple. Choose 3 words (not 1, not 4) [...]

2020-12-02T20:56:18-06:00

5 Simple Rules for Living an Ethical Life

Making the right choices requires a different kind of intelligence.  Build an ethical life.  Do you know your ethical intelligence? You can find quite a bit on emotional intelligence in articles and from Daniel Goldman. Remember the seven types of intelligence described by Howard Gardner? In today’s world, I would argue that [...]

2021-09-05T20:08:46-05:00

Stop Setting Goals If You Never Do These 3 Things

Stop! Stop setting goals. It is a waste of time and effort. If you know me at all, those words are nothing short of blasphemous. I have been preaching, yes, on my soapbox preaching, about identifying your purpose, setting goals, and the sheer beauty of a well-executed plan for [...]

2020-10-23T19:20:08-05:00

Perspective-How to See Through the Eyes of Others

Perspective changes everything. How can we see through the eyes of others? Why would we want to? When I can stop and consider how someone else sees the problem or lack of a problem, the new view can change my perception. Perspective or perception? Let's keep this simple. Basically, [...]

2020-10-06T09:29:33-05:00
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