Using Moving Motivators

Talking about what intrinsically motivates us is sometimes difficult; hell, sometimes even understanding what motivates us is difficult. The Moving Motivators exercise (available for sale or as a free download there, as an online tool here, or as a Miro template) provides a framework to think about and talk through ten motivators that most people …

Mentoring!

This year I volunteered to be a mentor for FEMSTORY, which offers young professional women a chance to match with an older professional for three months of mentoring. Why mentoring? There have been plenty of times in my career where I wished I had a mentor to bounce stuff off of. When I found out …

Time and habits

Today I slept an extra hour. I’m still groggy and not feeling top of my game, and I’m not feeling like writing. I committed myself to writing every morning for at least fifteen minutes, and I want to prove to myself that I can carry through on that. I’m not one to stick relentlessly to …

Duh

I value what I can’t do more than what I can do. Of course I’m proud that I herded the llamas into their pen without letting any escape into the hills, but (my brain says to me) it was pretty easy, so clearly it wasn’t that hard, and anyone could have done it if they’d …