Mad Love Monday #34

A collection of all of the random things I loved on the internet in the previous week (or so), and why you might love them, too. Or at least crush on them. This gal really makes me excited about being a force for good in the world, particularly through my work. Like her, I see money as energy, and believe that the more of it that gets in the hands of those who have a Higher Good in mind the better our world will be. The aforementioned and myself are both fans of Charlie Gilkey, who offers this list of “20 Inconvenient Business Truths.” The ones that really rung my bell are #s 4, 5 and 15. Let me know what your faves are in the comments. Man, this Marissa Bracke is one smart cookie (in the sense that I’d like to eat her up and acquire all her powers. Lucky for her, she offers one-on-one guidance that probably does close to the same thing). After reading this, I almost can’t wait for Monday to Get Wired In. Looking for a way to reflect on the past year and envision the next? Gwen Bell and friends are helping out with the Reverb 10 project. I’m planning to participate; let me know if you decide to as well! “These are the goals of Reverb 10 1. to provide end-of-year support to budding and experienced creatives. 2. to help you find your voice by simply listening to it, and allow you to encourage others to do the same 3. to consider and honor your reverberations as you transition into a new...

Mad Love Monday #33

A collection of all of the random things I loved on the internet in the previous week (or so), and why you might love them, too. Or at least crush on them. In this typically brilliant piece, Charlie Gilkey challenges us to find our Boomerangs, or that skill/talent/passion that won’t leave us alone no matter how many times we throw it away. He suggests that identifying and embracing one’s boomerang can lead to great fulfillment and success. Yup, this is me: the great dreamer/planner who remains largely invisible to potential clients. Thanks to Joe Gilder, I now have a way to make progress while still being allowed to plan: it’s called The Action Plan! The Mad Scientist, Willie Hewes, hits a double by using a Halloween-related metaphor, a skeleton, to look at another way to manage time. * * * Have a madly marvelous...