The reward for a good job is a heavier burden, often at the same rate. I once had a client I trained poorly. She was a side gig but I usually had the ability to do the impossible for her on a ridiculously short deadline. It was the destiny of such an undertaking that eventually [...]
I want you to think of a time when something came easily to you with just a basic level of effort. Did you look down on those for whom the same thing was a great struggle with recurring failure? Did you blame them for their failure? Now think of something that eluded you. Do you [...]
Empathy and compassion are revolutionary acts. Practice them often and don't forget to practice them on yourself too.
Don't eat and grind. Actually take a break and nourish your mind with something that isn't work so you reboot your brain while powering up. This could be any of a number of things, just make it something completely unrelated to the work that you are doing that day.
Scripts are like pancakes. Flip them and feed everyone. Who is starving for you and why?
Mix it up! Habits and Routines can be beneficial but sticking to them too rigidly can be stagnating. Your brain needs variety to keep generating novelty, so make part of your habits and routines regularly mixing their order, adding to them, and leaving the ones no longer useful behind.
To shake up life, this blog will have short daily posts, which could be anything. Some may be longer stories from my life like Trolling Jello Biafra, or Media Narratives like The Chumbawamba Mixtape. The rest will be short bursts like you might see on Twitter but all you'll find of me there is dusty [...]