I love this quote by Alan Alda, because indeed it takes courage to open up to new experiences instead of insisting on repeating the old ways, and discovering ourself is one of the most beautiful experiences in the world. But I don't agree with "only by hard work."
What do you do when you're running behind schedule? Run faster? Since I started rolling with the Small Product Lab, ideas keep flowing, take on shape, expand...just wonderful! I love this creative energy and I want to do everything at once. Of course I can't. I can have - and I do have - several… Continue reading Saying No to Survival Mode
I just finished writing (on my other blog) a rather long post Embracing Imperfection - Getting stressed or getting things done? about my Small Product Lab experience. So for today I just want to give a short update: All went well, eventually, and on time - except for the fact that only now, more than… Continue reading Embracing Imperfection (1)
It's already Day 4 of the Small Product Lab course! Today's assignment is to ... well, you read the title of this post. What we did in the meantime: Decided on our first Small Product, outlined it, gave it a name/title, created a landing page for a newsletter, and wrote a Thank You letter for… Continue reading Show Your Work and Share Your Progress
November is NaNoWriMo - the (inter)National Novel Writing Month. Last year I participated for the first time in NaNoWriMo. What I learned during those 30 days had not only impact on quality and quantity of my writing (fiction and non-fiction), but also changed my approach to writing - and other life areas as well :)… Continue reading What I learned through NaNoWriMo
If you plan to decorate your home for Halloween 2011 - and are still looking for ideas - maybe this post is for you; there are only 25 days left...