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Going From Brain Freeze to Brain Trust

I’m starting to trust myself a little more. Within Pixar they have something they call a “Brain Trust”. This is a collective of trusted Pixar employees. More of a cycle than a circle. The honesty shared in meetings between the Brain Trust is just an extension of the open, sharing culture that’s […]

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Is The World Getting Heavier?

Maybe our world will end when it gets too heavy. Perhaps the weight will shift the world into a different kind or orbit. Where will we spin off too? I don’t know. Maybe we won’t ever know. I don’t suspect that anyone has ever planned for this. There are no […]

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The Death of Websites

I still don’t really understand the Internet. All that junk. We should just have Maria Kondo step in and sort it out. There’s too much of it now. You know what she’d probably say? If it doesn’t connect with you, get the hell rid of it. Which makes me think […]

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No Other Motives

I don’t have any motives that involve you. Maybe just one, actually. Is that first sentence grammatically correct? Please, someone, tell me. Is it selfish or selfless to have motives that only involve yourself? I don’t really know. I don’t think about it for long enough to care. I used […]

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The Three Types of Writing

Nothing makes me qualified to write about this. Which is exactly why I am writing about it. I see there as being three types of writing. Knowledge. Heart. Imagination. I am pretty bad at the first one. I have no knowledge. I know nothing. Really, nothing. Sophie tells me that […]

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Adopt Me, Sweden

The news that Sweden has adopted a 6 hour work day didn’t surprise me. Not because I am smart, but because I was reading an article about it during the middle of my very strict writing schedule. I even checked my email after writing that opening paragraph. I still have […]

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Don’t Take My Advice

How do you know if someone is manipulating you? I am not sure I know. I am too lazy to play psychological games. I gave up. I just stare at people for long enough to make judgement call. That’s my only tactic. The simplest way for me to navigate social […]

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