Category Archives: Syndromes & Solutions

Get Anything Done: Go Stand on the Dock.

Reading Time: 2 minutesYou can row in nearly any kind of crappy weather, you know. You can row in sleet, hail, snow, rain, wet sleet, icy rain… anything but wind and fog. So we had one rule: No matter what the weather, you have to show up at the boathouse, stand on the dock, stare at the weather and firmly declare (depending on the weather) that you have no intention of going out in that crap. Continue reading

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Eight Ways to Find People Like You

Reading Time: 6 minutesI may well have found the secret to getting unstuck.

Find a place to belong. Find people like you.

A young woman at Chris Guillebeau’s 1000-maniac gathering in Portland, Oregon, the World Domination Summit, discovered that after enduring geographic and social isolation, she just showed up 5000 miles away, and there was the answer to her isolation – she found “People Like Her.” In a place that says “You Belong Here.”

So. HOW do you find People Like You? I’ll jump right to the eight metaphorical hurdles: Continue reading

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