Dear brain (a love letter)

First of all, I have to apologize. That was quite the warning shot with that concussion last week.  I took you for granted way too much, dear brain. You have done a pretty great job keeping things together over the past 40 years and I’ve been barely helpful at times. I have to admit, I … Continue reading Dear brain (a love letter)

100 blogs later – review and reflection

This is blog number 100. If you had told me I would have published 100 blogs 15 months after starting, I would have laughed you out of the house. There was no plan, I was hoping for a monthly frequency after having built a few examples to not start empty. I started how I start … Continue reading 100 blogs later – review and reflection

What are your values and why should you care?

Your values are one of the things that make you YOU, it’s the stuff you live by, whether you are conscious of it or not. They help you figure out what right and wrong or better or worse look and feel like. They are also among the drivers of happiness (when fulfilled and respected) and … Continue reading What are your values and why should you care?

Fast-tracking progress: The gift of feedback

I attended a facilitator training recently. As a participant. And no, this wasn't my first. You are never done. And I'm not just saying this because I do development stuff for a living. Different places have very different styles of doing things. Different professional fields still exist next to each other without a lot of crossover … Continue reading Fast-tracking progress: The gift of feedback