Complete & Delete

When you’re following up, waiting on hold, trying AGAIN to get your computer to recognize that you’re you do you mutter something like: “Oh my Gd, this is taking FOREVER!” And then, somehow, a week or a month or, (cough), six months...

4 Coaches Told Me to Quit but I’m Doing This Instead

Did you ever have a dream that everyone told you to give up on? And…did you give up? A few years ago I had an idea of a place where people could always come for support, day or night, like a 12 step Anonymous meeting, online, to work on their projects. You see,...

Tony Robbins: Lessons in successful habits

A couple of weeks ago I saw Tony Robbins at the Wealth Expo here in NJ. In true Tony Robbins style, despite having almost died weeks before, he brought big energy to awaken the dead crowd with his strange voice and sideways clap, and science and inspiration to get our...

The Irony of Mother’s Day: 6 Project Management Lessons

In 1905 Ann Reeves Jarvis, Anna Jarvis’ mother, died. The grief-stricken Anna went home from the funeral and began plans for an annual Mother’s Day to honor overworked and under-appreciated mothers. Anna spent her time lobbying, writing letters and working hard on her...

The Misery that Sparks Joy

I just read the book, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson (and highly recommend it). In the section Pain is Part of the Process (p147) Manson discusses a Polish psychologist named Kazimierz Dabrowski who studied WWII survivors who had witnessed...

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