Sharpening the Saw: Mental

About mid January most of my team at work took a 2 day course on the principles from Stephen R. Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. The 7th habit, Sharpening the Saw, refers to the process of scheduling time for personal growth, relaxation, health and exploration. He breaks the areas we need to […]

Linchpin: Are You Indespensable?

I’ve recently started reading a preview copy of Seth Godin’s Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? I’m hoping to make a few updates between now and finishing it, but I wanted to just drop a quick post and let you know that this book is really resonating with me. See, I stopped freelancing almost 4 years ago […]

Brain Power

This is a silly one suitable for this time of year while many of us are on vacation. You might have already gotten this in your email; apparently its been kicking around the intertubes for a while. If not, enjoy. I’ve found it a very interesting example of not just the power of our brains, […]

Its OK to Fail. Maybe…

Is it OK to fail? Wise men will tell you that it is OK to fail. That you will learn a lot from failure. That you can grow from failure. Realists will tell you that failure will cost you, sometimes dearly. Everyone will tell you that failure is inevitable. Who’s right? They all are. So, […]