It’s Time to Be a Catalyst Leader

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  Are you a leader? Want to be? Listen up. Some of you may be familiar with Catalyst. A massive, massive(ly) successful leadership conference that happens a handful of times every year. It’s been going on for 14 years, and […]

This Week in the World (Links)

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This week, I flew on some planes. I ate a lot of chicken. I read a wonderful book, Give me the World, about Leila Hadley, a New York socialite-cum-travel writer who wrote a book about her year in the world […]

Why I Don’t Read (Many) Novels

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I read a lot. This week I finished my 63rd book of 2013, meaning I’m well on my way accomplishing my 150-book annual goal by New Year’s Eve. That said, I don’t read a lot of novels. Last year, I […]

50 Ways to Say No

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I’m learning to say no. Heck, anyone who’s word of the year is REST better start getting better at it, right? In attempts to practice my NO muscle, I pulled together a list of 50 ways to go about saying […]

This Week in the World (Links)

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This week, I watched Lincoln. A good movie, if long. I drank Kombucha, which I love, but realized how important it is that it is cold. Ice cold. I read some more books, and particularly liked Four Kitchens: My Life […]

What I Will Say to My Daughter About Endings

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“It’s not over. It’s beginning.” At least this is what I will tell her when she sighs about something ending. The kindergarten school-year, say, coming to a close. “But it’s all so over…” She will moan. Small hand in mine. Walking […]

What Happens When You Don’t Rest

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I’m back, with another post on rest. (It is my word of the year, after all.) I have been talking a lot lately about the effects of not resting, and what it means to not give your body the important […]

How to Waste Time Well

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image by Jose Diaz Ortiz I’m not always good at wasting time. When I don’t try, I can be found some Saturdays lying on a couch somewhere watching a delightfully nonsensical reality television program as the hours tick by into […]

Is Your Goal Right for You?

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I set goals each year, and although I don’t type them all out for readers (to both not bore you to tears, and to keep some privacy), I do share some of those goals (like the number of books I […]

What Night Owls and Morning People Can Teach Each Other

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Last week, I wrote a post over at my LinkedIn blog that went viral. Entitled, Why You Should Try to Be A Morning Person, it told you — well — why you should try to be a morning person. (The […]