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I’m torn between two loves.

Back in the early 2000’s I started doing “Morning Pages” — the Artist’s Way technique promoted by Julia Cameron. It was amazing — every morning I’d get up early, write longhand in a plain journal whatever was in my head. …

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Image by Pawel Chu via Unsplash

I heard about an interim Executive Director about my age who came in on his first day and informed the staff, “You all work for me now. Remember that.

He had decades of career experience in executive corporate work, along with military service. He’d handled entire divisions of companies, so…

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Over the past two years, two things have become pretty evident about Zoom and other video conferencing tech:

  1. It’s essential for remote work & social distancing.
  2. It kinda sucks.

“Zoom fatigue” is a real thing, whether that’s remote school, family holidays, or office meetings. It’s hard to connect with those…

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“These days, there’s far more money to be made in productivity courses than being productive. It’s the latest porn.” — Jessica Wildfire

I hear the frustration in Jessica’s writing. In her article Pride and Productivity, she highlights the unexamined privilege that happens in this particular flavor of all the How…

Gray Miller

Gray is a former Marine dancer grandpa visualist who writes to help adults figure out what they want to be when they grow up.

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