Before you face the blank page of a draft, prime your writing pump.
Are you inadvertently wasting other people’s time when you speak or write? Here’s a cautionary tale for anyone who works in a field filled with jargon.
Searching for inspiration is like whale watching—you need a quiet mind, a good perspective, and open attention to spot the ideas lurking in the depths.
Journaling is an inexpensive, effective form of self-care—cheaper than a spa day, healthier than a drink.
Writing is a form of human connection. If you want to connect deeply with others, you must show up yourself. Go ahead, share that personal perspective.
Start writing with this assumption: The reader owes you nothing. Not their attention, not their focus and deep thought, nothing. You have to earn it.