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
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.
In a world saturated with motivational Instagram quotes, it might seem like an extreme life philosophy is best: "Don't be afraid to put yourself first!" "Give until it hurts!" "Make yourself a priority!" "The secret of life is giving!" But an article published eight years ago about the top five regrets of the dying suggests … Continue reading Balancing being selfish and selfless as a Big Visionary.
Sometimes you really want to do something, but keep putting it off. It might seem like strong-arming, or talking to yourself harshly is the best way to get motivated. And sure, sometimes we need to be firm with ourselves, but in general, being tough on ourselves doesn't work. That tender little kid in you who … Continue reading Follow the fun to get things done.