Posts Tagged ‘Seth Godin’


My Three Words for 2015

Thursday, January 1st, 2015
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My Three Words for 2015

Here we go, my three words for 2015! As I mentioned yesterday, I’ve been doing Chris Brogan’s Three Words project for several years now. Enjoy his words for the year and see what you think of the project. Maybe you’ll want to join in. (more…)

Practising What I Preach

Monday, December 30th, 2013
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The Lizard at Sam’s Place

So, just like that, I’m going to speak at a MoMondays Winnipeg on January 6, 2014, at Sam’s Place. If you are local, I hope you will come and see me. Yes, I’m terrified. So? (more…)

Are We Entitled to Our Entitlements?

Thursday, December 26th, 2013
This Shirt entitles the wearer to cut to the front of any and all lines.

This Shirt entitles the wearer to cut to the front of any and all lines. by karola riegler photography, on Flickr

There once was a cabinet minister in Canada named David Dingwall. He immortalised himself forever in our history by declaring (when asked why he thought he should get a generous severance package when he had resigned voluntarily as President of the Royal Canadian Mint) that “I am entitled to my entitlements.” (more…)

So, What Are You Doing These Days?

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013
Net Casting at Dusk Clontarf Pelican Park-1=

Net Casting at Dusk Clontarf Pelican Park-1= by Sheba_Also, on Flickr

People are kind and interested, especially if they haven’t seen you for a while. You’re sitting at a table at a community dinner, you’re chatting away, and at some point, that question comes up. Oy. (more…)

#BlogElul 16 – Change

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
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#BlogElul

As I mentioned yesterday, learning leads to change. Change is probably the scariest thing in the world, to many people. Others restlessly seek it out, bored with the everyday. What is it about change? (more…)

#BlogElul 9 – Hear

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

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#BlogElul

I wrote a very long and complicated blog post last night, scheduled it to appear today, and then this morning I deleted it. That’s how it goes sometimes in this business – you spend hours on something, and then you jettison it. It just doesn’t have the voice that you want, it doesn’t say what you want your audience to hear. (more…)

Get Off Your A$$!

Monday, April 29th, 2013
dama in grigio di Goya

dama in grigio di Goya by elisabetta2005, on Flickr

A few weeks ago I was privileged to be featured on a David Wood podcast. I’ve bragged about it here before, but now I want to go in a little deeper on his answer to my question. (more…)

Announcing … The Newsletter!

Thursday, April 18th, 2013
Old News - canon rebel t2i

Old News – canon rebel t2i by @Doug88888, on Flickr

It is with a combination of great excitement and trepidation that I introduce you to the next step in my learning … the e-mail newsletter! Eep. (more…)

The Greeks called it ἀκρασία

Thursday, November 15th, 2012
Day 12: ἀκρασία

Day 12: ἀκρασία by quinn.anya, on Flickr

I first ran into the term akrasia, acting against one’s own self-interest, in a post by Mark Sisson. I’ve had blogging about akrasia on my to-do list for a while, and tonight I finally sat down to do it. Grabbed a chocolate chip cookie before I started writing. Sigh. Paleo, huh. (more…)