Why Positive Thinking Doesn’t Work and What To Do Instead

Why Positive Thinking Doesn’t Work and What To Do Instead

I was excited to get out of bed and start my day. Not for the reasons you might think: I didn’t have an exciting project to sink my teeth into, I wasn’t going on vacation and I wasn’t going shoe shopping. I was excited about getting on the scale. What? I know. I weigh...

Balance Is A Myth

I’ve read that that work-life balance is a myth. There’s no such thing. In a way, it makes sense, because the phrase work-life balance implies that work is not life, and life is not work. Kind of bad news for those who follow their passion and live for their “work”! I...
The Magic of Co-Working

The Magic of Co-Working

The message came through just as I was coming up the steps from the park to the street. I was out of breath, having just done the sprint I like to do at the end of an otherwise slow run. “Better be there in 15, or your pay will be docked!” My co-worker Dominique is so...

My 5-Point Productivity Environment Setup

It’s been blistering — upwards of 30 degrees for the past few days here in Milan, where I am spending a few weeks this summer. My happy gallivanting around this enchanting city, finding digital nomad friendly places, has come to a standstill. The heat has forced me...

Doing It Offline: In-Person Workshops

It was spring, though a slight chill still persisted in the air. This was why we elected for indoor seating when we met for lunch. My two lunch companions and I chatted about this and that, plans for the summer and the usual catch up topics. “I’m thinking about...