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Poke the Box

I just finished reading Seth Godin’s Poke the Box, and as usual with anything I read of his, I came away feeling inspired and motivated.  But with this book, and his mantra – GO MAKE SOMETHING HAPPEN –  I also felt validated. I published nine novels and one novella via the traditional publishing route, and…

    Keep on reaching.

    I read somewhere that the comfort zone is the state in which a person operates without anxiety, at a steady level of performance, typically without a feeling of risk. I know that place.  I’ve been there a number of times with fitness, with writing, with relationships.  It’s not a bad place to be.  Coasting along…

      Don’t let an opportunity fool you by its lack of curb appeal.

      Life changing opportunities don’t always arrive at your door looking like a double for Prince Charming.  Sometimes they could pass for a relative, except for the chin warts. But then you know how that frog ended up becoming a prince?  Opportunities can do that, too.  Sometimes, though, opportunities just don’t look like opportunities.  They look…