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10 Minutes To Success!

I had an epiphany on my morning walk today. Like all great epiphanies it derives from the ‘compost heap’ of  my brain. I forget which of my colleagues used that term, ‘composting’, to refer to the organic combining of ideas, thoughts, stimuli, data, and information that goes on in the brain — but I love …

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Why Artists Look Like They Have ADD

One of the most frequent “confessions” by new clients is, “I think I have ADD.” “Why”, I ask, “do you think that?” Here’s a few of the laments I’ve heard: I’ve started 7 projects and  haven’t finished 1. I can’t sleep because my head is buzzing with ideas. My wife/husband/partner accuses me of being a …

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3 Ways to Nourish Your Inner Artist

CREATIVE CAREERS UNLEASHED #97 The Unsticking™ Newsletter for authors, writers, and other creatives who want to make a great living doing what they love. 3 WAYS TO NOURISH YOUR INNER ARTIST What are you doing to nourish and nurture your Inner Artist? I ask this question because it is one that I am struggling with …

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Sinister Stirrings

MorningPages March 23, 2010 – Sinister Stirrings Imagine being a ‘piano prodigy’. Now, imagine what would happen to your life if your right hand suddenly seized up and you could no longer play. What then? Yet, that is what happened to Leon Fleisher in 1964. This story in the Calgary Herald, March 18, 2010 recounts …

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[TWTL] Boffo Idea #1

Andrea just described the #1 barrier to thought leadership “OVERWHELM”! I concur. Her solution: Empty the brain by writing down ALL those ideas flooding through your head. Then sort them by: HELL YES! HELL NO! Maybe! I’m doing mine. DO Yours.