Consume / Create

I go back to this thought often: am I consuming too much? Consumption can come in many forms – information (books, Ted talks, etc.), content (netflix, youtube), social media. Life feels out of balance if we do too much consumption in relation to the amount of creating. I tend to go back and forth in …

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Work/Work Balance

At the beginning of this year, our company went through about a 2 month drought after a client bailed on a project that had already started. We were counting on another $30,000 coming into the company between December and February.

It still hasn’t shown up.

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Get It Down

I’m a month in on this 100 day challenge experiment where I’m writing a blog post every day for 100 days. (Repetative much?)

One of the biggest take aways so far is just how important it is to write stuff down. In the last week alone I’ve found myself running for my notebook or reaching for my phone a number of times to get an idea down on paper.

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Turn It Off

Last weekend I found myself constantly glued to my phone screen, refreshing facebook and the pages app to help spread the newest video we had released on Friday afternoon for Zion Politics.

It was horrible. I couldn’t put down the phone. I was up late, I was checking it at church, and was distracted from being a present husband and Dad.

So, this week, I turned it off.

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When It Happens To You

Our charter school is going through some investigation with the state school board. It’s been interesting to watch it play out, but it made me think about how people reach in different situations.  It’s really easy to sit in the bleachers or the sidelines and talk about how you’d handle a situation, and how your …

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