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Disciplined Thinking

My coaching sessions this week had a theme. Painful thoughts. No one complained, saying, "hey, this thought hurts," but they stated what they thought was true... Read More...

What’s holding you back?

I hear it all the time. "I want to write." People say it as if it's not in their control whether or not they write. They even believe they don't get to decide i... Read More...

Assisters & Resistors

You can't do it all alone. The starving artist, in the garret is not a plan for success. But writing is solitary, and we do spend a lot of our time alone. And s... Read More...

The Third Third

Brainstorming is fun until it gets difficult. And just for the record, I want to be precise about the definition of brainstorming! It is not just a bunch of peo... Read More...

Mighty Language

If you've been in one of my webinars, or worked with me, you already know about Mighty Language. Because I'm a big fan of this simple tool that wakes your brain... Read More...

It would be great if…

It  would be great if...I were rich and thin. It would be great if I were done with my work on this hot Friday afternoon. IWBGI I had a beach house in Mal... Read More...

What to do first

If you're like me, you have many priorities in any given day. And many interruptions. And changes in direction. And no idea what to do first! If you're not t... Read More...

Creating Your Future

Depression is the inability to construct a future. ~ Rollo May, humanistic psychologist (photo, cc use/Wikipedia) In his book, The Courage to Create (Bant... Read More...

Mindmapping – Mind Blown

When I was going into 5th Grade, my friends and I called an emergency meeting. We had been assigned to Mrs. Cottingham's class and everyone knew she was str... Read More...