Tag: mindset

30 Aug

The Tyranny of Should

There’s a tyrant in your life, six letters long. It oppresses you, controls you — and you give it power constantly.
26 Mar

Frameworks

All we can ever have are the frameworks we use to help us assess and understand ourselves, other people, and the patterns that exist amongst them all… and the knowledge that life will find a way to blow them up, each in turn.
23 Dec

What Festivus Can Teach Us About Managing Holiday Stress

So, it’s Festivus. At least according to Seinfeld. The original Festivus, happened whenever it was most needed. Yep, now works. Festivus, as formalized by Seinfeld, has three main components: the Aluminum Pole, the Airing of Grievances, and the Feats of Strength. And perhaps unsurprisingly for a holiday meant to be an alternative to the madness that [...]
03 Oct

Twisted Sisters

I’m a woman, yes, but hopefully that’s self-evident. I don’t choose to label myself a woman, I prefer just to be one.
02 Feb

The Secret to Lasting Change

You want to make a change. Maybe you need to. You tell yourself that over and over again. But, neither of those will make it happen. No, the answer to making change happen lies between the two: in what you’re willing to do. Think about it. Just needing to make a change rarely makes us act. We wait to be [...]
12 Aug

Three Keys to Success — No Matter Who, or What, You Are

Success comes down to three things: ability, attitude, and access. Ever since the PodCamp Boston 4 un-conference this past weekend, there’s been a lot of discussion kicking around about how to be successful in social media—and what role gender may or may not play in that. Chris Penn‘s response that day, and afterward, was to “be awesome.” But [...]