WINNING WAYS

Finishing well (and WINNING) requires awareness. REPOSTED WITH EDITS: After meeting with fellow authors this past Monday, I recalled that we all had “finishing” on our minds. Finishing what? Finishing this quarter’s goals: books, novels, submissions for competitions, next-level revisions, blogging, posting, or, in general—whatever project that needs to get done.  The topic of finishingContinue reading “WINNING WAYS”

READY, SET, FOCUS, TODAY

Finishing Well (and WINNING) Requires Focus for the New Week This post is a revision to an article I wrote last Friday because I needed to read it again and perhaps you do as well. Last week, I shared my take on Aesop’s fable, “The Hare & the Tortoise.” I asked readers to pick aContinue reading “READY, SET, FOCUS, TODAY”

READY, SET, FOCUS

Finishing Well (and WINNING) Requires Focus. Earlier this week, I shared my take on Aesop’s fable, “The Hare & the Tortoise.” I asked readers to pick a side, examine similarities to each character, and consider areas where improvement is needed. Today, I want to push the subject matter a bit further with a variation ofContinue reading “READY, SET, FOCUS”

WINNING WAYS

Finishing well (and WINNING) requires awareness. After meeting with fellow authors this past Monday, I recalled that we all had “finishing” on our minds. Finishing what? Finishing this quarter’s goals: books, novels, submissions for competitions, next-level revisions, blogging, posting, or, in general—whatever project that needs to get done.  The topic of finishing reminded me ofContinue reading “WINNING WAYS”

SUPREME MOVES

Ketanji Brown Jackson represents a long-awaited decision with historic implications. Along with her stellar academic vita, Florida roots, and impressive career in law enforcement, Jackson will become the first Black woman to sit on the United States Supreme Court. A feat, years in the making. While only three Republicans voted in favor of the nomination,Continue reading “SUPREME MOVES”

A BETTER DEFINITION of PASSION

Ooowee, its entrance into my catalog of best-loved quotes is right on time for February’s posts on passion, productivity, and purpose. It is also, so Maya. She was a woman who made us want to look and keep looking at her as she sashayed words as gracefully as she swayed her hips. Oh, she was a boss of words. 

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