#52: What to Do When You Feel Lost

Have you ever gotten lost driving somewhere?  You keep going and passing the same landmark 3, 4, then 5 times!        It’s confirmed. You’re really lost.  What to do now?  Cry and scream at the steering wheel?  Keep driving and hope you spontaneously get found?  Maybe you just need to stop and get reoriented.  This lesson […]

#51: From Scratch

Every new year is the chance to try again.  What will you do with the freshness of this New Year?  At the end of last year, some of my friends insisted that I learn what to do with my new year by watching the Netflix Series “From Scratch”.  I was intrigued and was not disappointed […]

#50: Consistency Beats Intensity

Turtles win the race.  This is what I always say.  But sometimes turtles are a reminder that life doesn’t have to be a race at all! Neither does creating. If there’s one thing I’ve learned through experience this year it’s that consistency beats intensity, every time.   Sometimes it’s better to just take one step in […]

#49: Commit First. Know How Later.

Do you struggle with commitment?  Did you struggle to commit to creating this year?  Maybe it’s because you didn’t know how things were going to go or how to guarantee that they’d go well. It’s okay.   This is a common hang-up that gets folks stuck. But the truth is there’s no way around commitment.   You […]

#48: Don’t Find Your Next Job. Create it!

You want out.  The job you’re currently in is dead to you. But I hate to break it to you, so is that dream job you’re fantasizing about.  Trying to find it will just be you jumping out of the frying pan into the fire.  No, really it’s actually like jumping out of the frying […]

#47: Do This Before You Quit Your Job

You’re clear beyond a shadow of a doubt. It’s time to move on from your job. But how do you make sure that you don’t jump out of the frying pan and into the fire as you make your way to your “next”? It takes having the right mindset.  And this right mindset is four […]

#46: 3 Signs It’s Time to Leave Your Job

Have you ever eaten something that had gone past its expiration date? Yerk! It was awful and you probably immediately spat it out of your mouth!  Well, things can feel just as awful when you stay in a job or any environment that’s gone past its expiration date for you.  It’ll get your stomach in […]

#45: Whose Approval Really Matters?

Have you ever tried so hard to win someone’s approval that you lost yourself?   It’s hard to admit it but like me, I’m sure you can think of at least one area in your life where you’ve done this.    How does it feel when you come to your senses and realize that you’ve […]

#44: How to Break Up (Emotionally) with Your Job

Have you ever been in a bad relationship you just couldn’t seem to get out of?    Sometimes this bad relationship is with a job that’s no longer working out for you.   But you can’t always just up and leave!    Enter the emotional breakup.    Breaking up emotionally with your job is for […]

#43: Build Your Narrative. Change Your Life. | Guillaume Wiatr

Maybe you’ve heard the following David Foster Wallace parable that goes like this:   There are these two young fish swimming along, and they happen to meet an older fish swimming the other way, who nods at them and says, “Morning, boys. How’s the water?” And the two young fish swim on for a bit, […]