Our words and actions are the beginning of everything. This post is inspired by Jim Collins’ podcast conversation with Tim Ferriss, and by the words of my friends Kate Griffiths-Lambeth and Neil Morrison.
“All we really have is now.” So says Brix Smith Start. All we really have is our words, thoughts and feelings about this current moment. Words and language are the most powerful gifts we have. They can transform everything. They can transform this moment.* Words can help you through. I’ve had a rotten illness this […]
Writing is a joy. Writing well takes application. Writing better is an eternal aspiration. I want to share here three great voices on how to approach writing and the endless choices offered by words. Writing should never be seen as a chore, but as a timeless delight. Written or spoken, the word is perhaps the […]
Do you remember a time before the tweet, before the text, even before fingers gave way to thumbs, when writing was all about the flow or the scratch of pen on paper? In this day and age, you can write fast. Or you can write slow. Neither way to write is better than the other. […]
What’s the most powerful resource you have at your disposal, right now? I would suggest that it is more than likely the word. Whether written or spoken, tweeted, blogged, texted, shouted, whispered or withheld, words have the potential to change the world around you in an instant. Equally, how you use or misuse the word […]