MAWMonday Motivators 02/19/2017

With earnings reports posting for many companies we watch, I re-balanced our stock portfolio leaning more heavily on dividend-paying stocks. It occurred to me that investment is an apt metaphor for a balanced life. Investment is about knowledge, time, and risk just like life. Balance ensures that you get the most value out of your investments and your life. My motivation to ...
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MAWMonday Motivators 03/15/2015

Mistakes. That's the topic of this week's MAWMonday Motivators. As we celebrated a special Pi day, this week 3.14.15 date gives us two more numbers of the math nerd holy sequence. I'm posting today in honor of this once in a lifetime occurrence. Double meaning for many here. Bringing up Math reminds you of your mistakes. But, here's the key: Mistakes are not the problem. It's f...
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MAWMonday Motivators 11/09/2014

My selections for this MAWMonday motivate a sense of freedom, reality, balance, inspiration, and purpose. I have woven them into a narrative that I hope inspires you. If it doesn't, just know that you were already energized. You should be writing! :) 1. Freedom. Free is what is possible. Purpose is finding what makes you feel free. For many of the people I encounter daily, h...
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Constructing the Narrative with Balance of Bias

A key for any writer be they novelist, journalist, copywriter, screen writer, or blogger is to construct the narrative. What does it mean to construct the narrative? The narrative is a justification for the state of the world AND a personal explanation for choices made. It is the WHY and the articulated meaning. Depending on the perspective of the viewer, it is an unfounded exc...
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