How To Plan for a Blog Hiatus

A while back, I took a bit of a blog break. And during the month or so of not posting consistently, everything that could have turned my world upside down, did. Fortunately, among the bad, there was a lot of good. My little sister got married, I have some exciting new things potentially happening on … Continue reading How To Plan for a Blog Hiatus

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My Rebuttal to the Seven Rules For Managing Creative People

Last week, this article, Seven Rules for Managing Creative People by Thomas Chamorro-Premuzic from the Harvard Business Review blog caused quite a reaction online. To put it mildly, most commenters found the condescending tone off-putting, and many wondered if it was an April Fool's Day post posted a day too late. Indeed, if any employer … Continue reading My Rebuttal to the Seven Rules For Managing Creative People

Making Time for Fitness – Four Reasons Why It’s Worth It

I went to the gym today for the first time in a week due to a tonne of obligations (I usually aim to do something physical three to five times a week). It felt good to move. It's time that requires me to be 'in the moment' because, during a Kettlebell class, I could get … Continue reading Making Time for Fitness – Four Reasons Why It’s Worth It

Wrestling With Productivity – Four Ways to Salvage An Unproductive Day

I woke up this morning full of ideas and ways that this was going to be the best.day.ever(!) in terms of productivity. And then I sat down at my desk. And checked email. And checked my Twitter feed. And checked Facebook. And logged into my LinkedIn account and read a few articles. And then watched … Continue reading Wrestling With Productivity – Four Ways to Salvage An Unproductive Day