Misunderstood

Misunderstood

Several years ago I hired someone who took all my old family home movies (VHS) and converted them to a digital format. My kids have long since flown the nest, both of them successful, loving humans. Converting the videos was about minimizing “stuff” I kept holding...
Books! And the Impact of Constant Distraction

Books! And the Impact of Constant Distraction

Distracted or Focused How is your ability to focus these days? You know, the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task? According to Cal Newport in his book “Deep Work: Rules for focused success in a distracted world”, our...
Shaking Off the Funk

Shaking Off the Funk

Fogged InLast week I noticed a grey blanket of fog over my creativity. I had great ideas that popped and then went out like a match struck in the rain. A funk hovered over the course of five days almost imperceptible until it became glaringly obvious. I started...