On Writing…

I will be writing (and posting) about writing - including genres, tips, resources, book reviews, authors, poets, quotes, and workshops (my offerings, online offerings, and the offerings of others), among other topics.

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On Creativity…

Check in regularly for posts on creativity -- everything from the study and understanding of creativity and what makes us creative -- to creative outputs, like photography, digital stories, design, and fine arts.

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On Engagement…

Many write about careers. But what of engagement? How do we develop Servant Leadership, Advocacy, Collaboration, and Transformative skills for those places and situations in which we are called to participate?

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“Read the folklore masters. Go to galleries. Walk in the woods. That’s what you need to be an artist or storyteller.” -advice from author Terri Windling

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    The Most Powerful Question

    A good friend engaged in creative problem solving, facilitation, mentoring, and personal and spiritual development, posted a link to this amazing blog post written by Ewan Townhead, founder of The Realized Entrepreneur. In his discussion of hitting rock-bottom in his relationship and entrepreneurial pursuits, despite the success of both, he tells of turning to mysticism, […]

    Namaste in the Workplace?

    This past April, I officiated the wedding of my brother-in-law and his partner of a decade in the historic Castro Theater in San Francisco. After the ceremony, a man approached me, telling me how moved he was that I had incorporated the Hindu concept of Namaste into my discussion of marriage. He was Hindu and […]

    Treat Yourself to Art!

    My friend, Caroline Pakel-Dunlop, owner of To the Heart Agency, shared with me several years ago her commitment to purchase a piece of original artwork annually to “feed the soul” and support people’s creative endeavors. When we were wrapping up our training at the International Center for Studies in Creativity, she went on a jaunt […]