The Fire Starter Sessions – a soulful practical guide to creating success on your own terms

In this month’s Rock.Paper.Scissors’ newsletter I review Danielle LaPorte’s hot new book.  Stay tuned for the next two blog posts where I’ll share some resources related to the book’s theme of success. Read the entire newsletter here or download a hard copy of the article.  Not already receiving our free monthly newsletters?  Whatsamatter you?  Sign up  […]

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The Rock.Paper.Scissors newsletter is out: what’s on your ‘not to do’ & ‘to done’ list?

This month’s Rock.Paper.Scissors e-newsletter focuses on some fabulous folks’ to-do lists & includes your very own printable to do list template.  (Not on the monthly e-newsletter mailing list?  Sign up for free here.)  This post is the 3rd in a series (the first one focused on to-do lists, the 2nd one focused on to-continue doing […]

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The Rock.Paper.Scissors newsletter is out: what’s on your ‘to continue doing’ & ‘to stop doing’ list?

This month’s Rock.Paper.Scissors e-newsletter focuses on some fabulous folks’ to-do lists & includes your very own printable to do list template.  (Not on the monthly e-newsletter mailing list?  Sign up for free here.)  This post is the 2nd in a series (the first one focused on their to-do lists). Not familiar with the series?  Chances […]

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The Rock.Paper.Scissors newsletter is out: 3rd annual To do, To done, To not do, To stop doing & To’odle compilation

This month’s Rock.Paper.Scissors e-newsletter focuses on some fabulous folks’ to-do lists & includes your very own printable to do list template.  (Not on the monthly e-newsletter mailing list?  Sign up for free here.) Chances are if I ask you what’s on your to-do list you’d grumble a bit & reach into your gray matter (or […]

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I’m selling my soul, are you?

I sold my soul. I sold my soul in New York City. I’m still selling my soul. I will always sell my soul. Perspective.  It’s a tricky thing.  It’s an intriguing thing.  It can be a brick wall or a wide open window.  The number one hit on ‘selling your soul’ is selling your soul […]

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29 ways to stay creative … when you’re training (part 2 of 3)

I came across this great video (see below) from Tofu Design called 29 ways to stay creative.  I really like the title because it assumes you and me are creative to start with, which is my mantra.  Creativity is in our DNA – some of us just have to dig deeper for it if we’ve […]

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Destination Aeron for the WhiteHot Truth

I hold out. I waited seven weeks for my Aeron chair because I wanted grey instead of black. I sat on the floor in my living room for three months because I wanted a couch that was three inches lower than the in-store model. I went four months without any creative-type support because I hadn’t […]

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Take time to to’odle and you’ll reach your dreams faster

I love lists.  I covet lists.  I crave making lists.  Lists relax me.  They keep my delusion of being in control of my world firmly in place. I have a confession to make however.  At the end of a bad day, my eyes will skittishly wander towards a list only to streak away faster than […]

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What’s on your to done list? Yep, your to done list.

Have lots of time on your hands?  More than enough resources to do what you want to do?  Do you regularly feel in charge, competent, controlled? Is relaxed your middle name? Yes?  Then please send me the name of the deserted island you’re living on. No?  Then welcome to the rest of the world. Fifth […]

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Scratch to do lists. What’s on your not to do list?

  Chances are if I ask what’s on your to-do list you’ll be able to pull 1 (or 10) out of your Blackberry, IPhone, daytimer and/or nightstand.  Or out of your brain matter if you’re not the scribing type.  Chances are your list is long.  Chances are it weighs you down. What about lightening the […]

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