My What’s Your Stop Doing List? yielded some cheers. And multiple poetic replies. So poetic that it raised my brow. My right eyebrow arches when I’m being scrutinizing in that really helpful keener (potentially annoying) way. All of the psycho-emotional lovely answers that poured in here and on Twitter and Facebook had me surmise that
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The song of an entrepreneur… Secretly, I’m afraid we won’t raise the money. But it’s okay. I can plow through that fear. We’ll raise the money, and everything will be okay. We’ll raise the money and stand the business up. We’ll have to hit our targets, get the customers in the door, run hard with
The last time I did mushrooms, I was on my honeymoon. They were a wedding gift. (We have the best friends.) And the last time I dropped acid I was wearing shoulder pads and listening to The Flock of Seagulls. It’s been a while. But since then, I’ve learned to alter my state, unassisted, and
Erin Rooney Doland always impresses me. She’s A+ organized, but not chilly ‘n uptight about it. She’s a ruthless time manager, but always has time to help. She hangs with Quakers and speaks to the high-powered women’s groups. And she’s smart, really smart. She is: Editor-In-Chief of the uber popular Unclutterer.com, a Real Simple.com columnist,
Transparency makes me giddy. And simplicity makes me swoon. Ergo, my crush du jour: Baker. Adam Baker. Want to know how much money he really makes? He and his wife will give you the bare details. Want to know what he thinks about religion and money? He’ll tell ya. This guy is so radically transparent,
“So sorry, I’ve been busy.” “I’m just so busy with…” “I’ve been too busy too…” Busy? Get in line. If I ever tell you that, “I’m so sorry that I’ve been too busy to…” then I’ll pay $500 bucks to your favourite charity and get you a year supply of Haagen Dazs bars. Of course
Creative types get typecast as meandering goal setters for a reason. They tend to meander. We resist structure (even tho’ we crave it it.) We relish spontaneity (even tho’ we’re intrigued by five year goal setting plans.) We tend to be driven by inspiration (when we’re not obsessed with looking good on paper, or to
I used to think I knew it all in my twenties. And I knew a lot. I knew that evolution happens and that the universe trades up, and I bought into morphogenesis. Still do. And Jonathon Mead, aka IlluminatedMind.net, proves my theories right. Because this guy is bright in that warrior-heart, gonna-live-on-my-own-terms way. His new