Name Your Arch Nemesis: A Quick Tip for Finding Your Work


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Sometimes it’s easier to name what you’re against than it is to state what you’re for.

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When Hope Isn’t Enough: Why You Need an Action Plan


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I like to think of myself as a hopeful person. And I really am— sometimes. Other days it feels like the sun will cease to shine and that there is no point to anything. I can become quite pessimistic on those days.

To hope is to desire something to exist that currently does not exist. It is the expectation and desire for something to happen. The challenge of hope is that expectation is a double edged sword:

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Why I Quit The Rock Band


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When I was young I would tell people that I wanted to be a rock star when I grew up.  Most of the time they took it as a joke; and most of the time I delivered it as a joke.  But a good joke is funny because it speaks some amount of truth.  For me, the truth was that I wanted to be a rock star.  I wanted the lights, the stage, the enthusiastic fans.  I wanted all of that.

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