Don’t Wait to Be Picked

Don’t Wait to Be Picked

Remember lining up in grade school and picking teams for dodgeball or kickball? Brutal. Nothing quite like hoping you aren’t picked in the last half. Or worse, actually being picked last. I was sort-of athletic, but always too tall and gangly to really excel at...
Are we entering the digital dark ages?

Are we entering the digital dark ages?

That saying “history repeats itself” is haunting me right now. Explicitly the version said by George Santayana, who stated “those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” I’ve been thinking a lot about the dark ages and...
The Daily Practice

The Daily Practice

Oh, the hilarious irony of life. I finally beat my 21-day streak of writing (go me) and, thanks to some rando settings on my computer I was locked out of my website for 2 days. I could access it on my phone and others could see it, but I was blocked from posting new...
Where do you perform?

Where do you perform?

It’s been a treat to watch as performers adapt their acts to online platforms. DJ sets, piano concerts, dance, and beatboxing all from the comfort of our own homes. This drive to perform is innate, in many of these folks you can’t turn that drive off....
Ideas rewire your brain

Ideas rewire your brain

There’s a certain part of me that feels a bit sheepish about my love for self-improvement and business-themed betterment books. My internal cynic wants me to be too evolved for all of it. I once saw a woman on a plane reading “Start With Why” and I...
Growth is great, a right-sized business is better.

Growth is great, a right-sized business is better.

I’ve been wanting to grow culinary mushrooms at home and went on a major how-to video binge-watching spree on Youtube the other night. I was up until nearly midnight soaking in all the different methodologies and techniques like a sponge. One account, in...