Voice and Ears

Voice and Ears

For the past several months, I have been circling the same topic repeatedly: What is my niche? What do I want to be know for? More importantly, what can I offer people that they would find engaging, entertaining, or useful? I’ve reflected on the decades I’ve so far lived and experienced, and when I’m feeling…

Centered

Centered

This morning started poorly. The events that made it a poor start aren’t important, but how I reacted to them is: I got upset. Having multiple challenges come simultaneously or in quick succession can be cause for frustration and anger, or they can elevate you to greater heights of energy and focus. My normal inclination—habit—is…

Doing What You’ve Always Done Earns What You’ve Always Gotten

Doing What You’ve Always Done Earns What You’ve Always Gotten

Due to “things,” I blew right past the calendar entry where I’d intended to do my writing. As a result, I’m writing this when I am “supposed to be” asleep. I stated reading The Millionaire Fastlane by MJ DeMarco, and boy does it make me feel lousy. The author doesn’t call me out specifically, he…

Sophomore Effort

Sophomore Effort

I am reminded of two things that I read and heard from James Clear, author of Atomic Habits: Be specific It’s not enough to say, “I’ll blog,” nor even, “I’ll blog once per week.” (I declared the latter.) Rather, one must declare the how and the when. For example, I am amending my commitment to:…

Critical Mass

Critical Mass

Atomic Habits is in front of me. In the moment, it represents everything I wish to do. To get these rolling, I need to do the following: Physically, I want to set up a studio and recording space in my home that looks presentable for shooting. Just Do It. —Nike or better yet: Screw it….