Are you feeling overwhelmed by the world right now? Being of service and using your gifts to help others may lift your spirits. For many years I had a blog called Have Fun * Do Good and a podcast called the Big Vision Podcast. In both places, I profiled people who were working to make … Continue reading Service and giving as an antidote to despair in these times
When shelter-in-place started, I noticed people in my Facebook feed doing the plank challenge (holding plank pose for increasing lengths of time for 30 days). I dismissed it as another silly social media trend—until about a week ago. When I'm struggling with a problem, I generate one list of logical ideas and another of intuitive … Continue reading Plank challenge, writing, and becoming stronger during this time.
When it comes to your Big Vision for your work in the world, I've noticed that clients, colleagues, and friends are falling into two camps these days: Camp 1: They're stressed out, overwhelmed, and don't have energy to do anything, but are trying to force themselves to be productive. Camp 2: They really want to … Continue reading There’s No Perfect Way to Be Right Now.
Are you working from home more than usual because of COVID-19? I've been working from home for more than 15 years, so I thought I'd share some tips for how to get the most out of your work from home experience. #1 Approach each day as an experiment to learn from rather than a test … Continue reading Working from Home? 9 Tips for a Productive Day
When it comes time to share your Big Vision for your work in the world, it’s normal to feel nervous. Whether it’s something big like giving a talk, or something everyday like describing it to someone you meet at a party, it can be hard to talk about yourself. You might find yourself thinking things … Continue reading Nervous about networking? Remember your Deep Why.