What would your life be like if you only did what was easy? It’s almost unsettling to go there, isn’t it? When I use to try to answer that question for myself I'd squirm a bit. Lazy dilettante. As if. What would I do with all that extra time I’d have if I just did the easy stuff? Hmmm . . . maybe I’d have more time to enjoy what I’ve got and to get more of what I want. Maybe things would be . . . easier...Read More
Half truths piled on top of half truths do not add up to the whole truth. tweet It’s a just a heap of “not-quite-there-ness.” Grey. Cluttery. If you want satisfaction you have to do the good, hard work of burning down the little lies and resistances. Tear it DOWN.Read More
You have a gift. It's your truth. Honour it and it will honour you -- with every kind of fulfillment.
I've been asked to dumb down. More than once. By bosses. By advisors. By magazine editors. And I have one line for that...Read More
We work so courageously to hear and heed our intuition, and yet sometimes we lie about following it. We make up "reasons" for our choice that sound more logical and acceptable.
A hunch can be hard to justify to others when the hunch is telling you to choose something other than them.Read More
Think about something you really want. A desired thing, experience, person or place. A goal. Hold that longing in your mind and run through these questions...Read More
A good personality test can help reveal the innermost workings of your psyche. Anyone who applies for a job with Team D takes these three tests. And, they're kind of... fun...Read More
Here’s what happens when I do a speaking gig. Every time. I try to dispense some luminous #truthbomb and how-to advice -- because that’s what I’m there to do...Read More
Team D rocks -- we're consistently kind and laser-focused (except when we're not, which is usually for some divine, as-yet-unknown reason). We all LOVE making stuff, our animals, the right font kerning, and good music. Our creativity and productivity flow has got to be A+ to back up our dreams. Here's a roundup of our favourite apps for work and play...Read More
We had 2600+ register for the Book Planning Power Hour with Linda Sivertsen and me. We Q&A'd about publishing, ebooks v. print, how to go from 60 subscribers to thousands, and finding an agent that gets you. The questions and live chat overflowed with literary passion...Read More
1. At the moment I have 225 notes in my "Blog - DRAFTS" notebook in Evernote. At least half of them will never see the light of day. 2. I read some of my shitty first drafts and...Read More