Monthly Archives: November 2012

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Nanowrimo Update: Results from the 30-day writing challenge

National Novel Writing Month, or Nanowrimo, is almost over. The challenge was to write a 50,000 word book in 30 days. I had a head start because my memoir’s word count was 30,000 at the beginning of the month. It will be 45,000 by the end of the month. That’s 15,000 words or an average […]

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Get out of your head and into your body

As knowledge workers, we live in our minds a lot. We sit in front of the computer screen for most of the day, working on Excel, or Powerpoint, browsing the Internet, and consuming endless amounts of information. Our exercise consists of walking across the street to grab lunch, walking to the coffee machine, or overworking […]

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Getting Unstuck

I read an entire book while waiting for election results last week. The book is called Getting Unstuck: A Guide to Discovering Your Next Career Path and is written by the Director of Career Development at Harvard Business School – Dr. Timothy Butler. All newly admitted students to HBS have to take Tim’s psychometric evaluation before […]

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Nanowrimo: Cultivating a Daily Practice

Hope everyone votes in the U.S. elections today. No matter who you vote for, it is important to exercise your right to choose a leader to represent you at the highest level. ***** Each year in November, writers around the world gear up to participate in Nanowrimo – National Novel Writing Month. The challenge is […]