9 posts from month 07/2009

My Peace

algonquin Time away

Daniel and I are backcountry hiking 12km into Algonquin Park and staying there for a week. It is our own little retreat from the world. I'll still be publishing while I am away... but I'll tell you now that it won't be me "live". Be well.

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Acting Bigger Than You Are

bigger Do you ever say 'we' when you are really just an 'I'? Does your marketing portray a company much larger? Why are you acting bigger than you are? You worry that people won't take you seriously if you show how small you truly are... but you're wrong.

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20 min to Your Life Purpose?

20min It sounded too cool to be true. In around 20 min or so I can realize my true life purpose. All I have to do is sit down and write it out. This is according to Lifehacker who is quoting blogger Steve Pavlina.
Blogger Steve Pavlina says that you can discover your life's purpose in as little as twenty minutes. To do so, complete the following four steps:

1. Take out a blank sheet of paper or open up a word processor where you can type. 2. Write at the top, "What is my true purpose in life?"

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The Space Between the Umms…

between I watched the video of my first speech on innerpreneurs only once. It's all I could bear. All I heard were the umms... that seemed to follow my every sentence. In the moment, I felt calm but upon watching the video it is clear that I am anything but. What is it that those umms... mean to me? Am I using them as a tool to help me think of my next thought? Or is it because I was afraid of silence?

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Burning Down Business-as-usual

bazaar Commerce is a natural part of human life but over time it has become increasingly unnatural. As commerce advanced, it was determined that being human was a detriment to business. Business-as-usual became the isolation of an enterprise from its very foundation and lifeblood, its workers and customers. Humans became demographics to be talked at, not with. Business forgot that markets are conversations between humans.

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