It was great fun to talk with Tara McMullin, host of the What Works Network and Podcast. I appreciated the chance to reflect on being in business for 20 years. I am certain I couldn’t have done it without my coach training. Check out this interview on What Works podcast.
It’s all too easy to play it safe with our creative work. There’s a segment in my podcast that’s the fun part. The whacky part. The part that brings me joy and makes me giggle. It’s also the daring part, the part that is different than anything I’ve heard. It’s the part that makes the […]
I do a lot of things in my office/studio aka atelier. I write, meet with clients, lead groups. I make videos, art and recordings. I ship packages out. That’s a lot of different activities, and I need different spaces for each one. Lately, I’ve been frustrated having to move things around each time I switch […]
It’s my birthday today, so I am thinking about gifts. We get so many gifts from our parents and ancestors. It’s up to us to use the these gifts, so we can continue and build upon the legacy we’ve been given. From my parents, I received creativity, rebelliousness, and tenacity. They taught me a love […]
Listen to the story here: You’ve probably had a year that marked a pivot or change in your life. You take a bold leap in the direction of your dream and everything shifts. 1999 was that year for me. The changes I made set me on a new course as a writer, a coach […]
The things I consume hopefully inspire me to create more or teach me to be a better human. Podcast conversations illuminate my drives, my kitchen time and my walks. Podcasts and books go a long way in buffering the loneliness that can come with working from home. Sharing some recent favorite books, movies and podcast […]
You’re tinkering in your studio, making that Erector Set capital A. Or, you’re pulling over to make notes about this story that keeps pestering you. You unroll your washi tape and mask out a colorful shape. Your creative output may not earn you a Pulitzer or a show at the Guggenheim, but I assert that […]
Spring comes around every year, and I find that often, when coaching my clients, that some tidying up is required. It’s usually less the surface stuff, though that’s important, but often the things under the surface that need an update. Old beliefs, self-perceptions and projects may need to be taken to the curb. This article […]
At the end of February, there was a confluence of activity here at Original Impulse. I wrote a vulnerable article for you. My web site, that I’ve been working on since October, went live. That caused my email to go down. Also, an RSS feed for my blog got triggered and started sending out blog […]
Who wants to write but can’t seem to get it going? I’ve got just the thing! My class the Devoted Writer will empower you to get your words out easily. We start February 1st! Reserve your seat now; link in bio.