Category / Productivity

StrengthsFinder Book
/ February 23, 2017 / Comments Off on Focusing on your strengths

Focusing on your strengths

I may have written about this topic before, but I was reminded recently about StrengthsFinder 2.0 and decided to take a look back at my results. My top 5 themes (strengths) according to the test are: Deliberative – best described by the serious care they take in making decisions or choices. Ideation – fascinated by ideas…able to find […]

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Blank notebook and pencil
/ February 21, 2017 / Comments Off on Figuring out what stories are worth telling

Figuring out what stories are worth telling

With less than two weeks until WordCamp Lancaster, I was hoping to have my presentation mostly done this past weekend. However, because I had a few other projects to work on, I’m not as far along as I’d hoped. One of the most difficult things for me to decide is what stories to tell. The […]

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Woman lifting weights
/ February 6, 2017 / Comments Off on What Is My Motivation?

What Is My Motivation?

I’ve been asking myself this question for most of my adult life. As a child, I was innately motivated by competition. In everything I did, I had to be the best, whether I was competing against someone else of just myself. Naturally, this led me into the world of sports, where I focused a lot […]

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Typwriter on the floor with shadows
/ February 3, 2017 / Comments Off on My Secret to Daily Writing

My Secret to Daily Writing

Hey look, my first click-baity title (at least intentional). This was more of an experiment than anything, so it will be fun to see if this post gets more views than average over the next few months. So really, this is my secret (or was, now that I’m sharing it…) for writing every day.

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/ January 29, 2017 / Comments Off on Blogging Every Day for 15 Years

Blogging Every Day for 15 Years

Just watched this video again and am thinking through the long term implications of dedication and consistency. Looking forward to the time when I can look back on similar milestones.

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