Embrace The Space

My usual writing spot is a 10-minute drive. But on Sunday, I walked. An hour each way. No cell-phone. Nothing. Just me, my backpack and a path that wound across a bridge from Da Bronx to Manhattan, through the woods, along a river and through a park. Walking instead of driving, I lost nearly two...
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Embrace the Thrash

So, here's the interesting thing about the early days of any visionary journey, there's a whole lot of thrashing that goes on. It needs to go on. But most visionaries don't talk about that "dark" time. Because it's not sexy. It doesn't feel good or look good to others. Nor do the great creators tend...
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In Defense of The Pursuit of Mastery

There's been a lot of talk, especially in the blogosphere, about having the freedom to put together a basket of interests, to pursue a wide variety of things simultaneously and figure out how to do do them in a way and on a level that allows you to mold together a decent living. Freedom to...
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