Coaching Random Thoughts

Knowing leads to doing

Think of any writer, artist, athlete, filmmaker, a leader that you admire, and you will notice how deeply they’ve studied the writers, artists, movie directors, and leaders of the yesteryears. It’s their understanding of what’s come before that gave them the insight, context, and perspective to establish a platform for themselves. There’s a reason why […]

Coaching Curated Personal growth Random Thoughts

Almost no writing happens in a state of inspiration, but perspiration…

I’ve wanted to be a writer since the day my 9th grade English teacher praised my essay in front of the class. It was one of the greatest moments of my adolescent life.  And since that day, twenty-one years ago, I’ve been trying to find the time and inspiration to write similar essays. While I’ve […]

Random Thoughts

No input, no output

I don’t know about you but off-late, I’ve been feeling a whole lot ickier when someone mentions “content creation.” And I could almost die if they ask how I create content on a daily basis! I don’t! I share my observations through writing, speaking (including my podcast), and curating topics that interest me. Period. Yes, […]

Business Fascinating Personal growth

Staying creative in chaotic times

Listen, everyone’s creative because “creativity” is synonymous with being cool. I shouldn’t have said that aloud but there it is… the cold hard truth. It’s like those two guys I saw in an Apple ad (or perhaps it somewhere else?) years ago: Guy 1: “I’m creative. I need a mac.” Guy 2: “Dude, you’re a […]

Fascinating Random Thoughts

Boredom is good for you, if you let it

Found this fascinating video by psychologist Dr. Sandi Mann, who explains why boredom can be a powerful emotion. Dr. Mann’s book, The Upside of Downtime: Why Boredom Is Good, explores how embracing boredom can be good for you. She shares some of the key findings in this great article on… Boredom sparks creativityAt its […]