Give the Truth a Voice

Here’s quick video about using the “cards speak” standard to give the truth a voice in your life – and the importance of separating truth from power when making decisions.

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Quick Daily Evaluation

Here’s a quick video lesson to help you improve the quality of your days by asking yourself one simple question at the end of each day.

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Long-Term Time Logging

Now that I’ve been food logging for 15+ weeks straight, the simple practice of writing down what I eat each day has made me want to revisit another practice: time logging. I’ve done time logging before and have found it useful, but I don’t think I’ve ever done it for more than a week or…

A Solution to Admin Baiting

One issue that would sometimes arise in our old public discussion forums could be described as admin baiting. This is when some members assert the right to ask an administrative question, challenge a community rule or its application, or challenge an admin decision – by posting a message in the forum community for all to…

Core of Play

While pondering an update to my mission statement, I was thinking about how to frame relationships, and this line popped into my mind: My relationships are based on play. My relationship with Rachelle fits this like a glove, and I think it’s why we’ve had 10+ happy years together. Same goes for my best friendships.…

Immersion Days

I love immersion days. These are days when I focus on just one type of experience, project, or aspect of life for pretty much the whole day. Immersion days can be personal or professional. Here are some examples: A day of decluttering or cleaning A day at Disneyland A workshop day, either presenting one or…

Training and Performance

In many jobs your working hours are performance hours. You’re expected to do the work that creates value. If you’re a programmer, you get paid to program. If you’re a lawyer, you get paid to help people solve legal problems. But in some jobs, performance is just a small slice of paid time on the…

Batch Blogging

Almost all of the articles I’ve posted this year – or ever, actually – were written on the same day they were published. It’s been my blogging style for the past 16 years to write and edit posts in a single writing session and then to publish them when they’re complete. This year is unusual…