Long before Nike captured the phrase “Just do it,” the expression showed up as a featured bit in Mayberry, North Carolina. That’s right, the home of Sheriff Andy Taylor and his intrepid deputy Barney Fife. It happened on Andy’s front porch. Here’s the clip: A good friend of mine once said, “It is amazing how … Read more 7 keys to help you get not just more things done, but to get the right things done.
Self-publishing has historically carried something of a stigma. There was this underlying opinion that only those authors not good enough to win a contract with a major publisher would eventually self-publish out of vanity. This is, of course, not entirely true. I suspect major publishers might have been behind the idea, mostly to increase their … Read more 7 Reasons why you should self-publish
Ten Commandments of writing 1. You shall have no other higher calling than writing. 2. You shall not settle for anything less than the task of writing every day; not email, not Facebook, not reading about writing, not anything. 3. You shall not call yourself a writer unless and until you act like one. (See … Read more Ten Commandments of a Writer
I was speaking with one of my employees, a retired Air Force officer, when I mentioned some of the countries we had visited and what we had done there. My visits were seldom for tourism. Most always I was working. The retired officer then made what I considered to be a remarkable and provocative statement.”You … Read more How to live a breakout life