“A pro views her work as craft, not art. Not because she believes art is devoid of a mystical dimension. On the contrary. She understands that all creative endeavor is holy, but she doesn't dwell on it. She knows if she thinks about that too much, it will paralyze her. So she concentrates on technique. … Continue reading A Professional Demystifies
“How do I handle those days when I’m just not “feeling it”? Those days when I am tired or worn out or just sick of the grind … What do I do on those days? I GO ANYWAY. I GET IT DONE. Even if I am just going through the motions—I GO THROUGH THE MOTIONS. … Continue reading NOT FEELING IT
My MacBook Air died after 10 years and I got an iPad to replace it. I went ahead and spent the extra $100 on an Apple Pencil and have been trying to learn to use it. It can do so much! I'm trying to keep it simple though and do basic linework and color. If … Continue reading I bought an Apple Pencil for my new iPad
I've been through the ringer the last two years. I won't go into details. I just wanted to say that to justify my absence from posting much this last - well - couple of years... Why I'm posting now is because I've been getting back into routines (habit stacks) that I tried to develop a … Continue reading Hey, Life! How you doin’?
Demanding progress is not the same as demanding quick wins. Progress is measurable against a metric. There's a start, an end, and steps in between, milestones, points on a graph that can point out progress between the start and the end. Quick wins are not the same. When leadership wants a quick win they generally … Continue reading Quick Wins
For the last several months, I’ve fallen out of the routines I had cultivated over several years. I have to admit that I lost momentum in nearly every area of my life. Hell, I lost interest in many areas of life. Changes at work outside my control pushed me into a complacency that nearly got … Continue reading Falling. Completely off track…