The work before the work never ends

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Beginning a creative project means we have to face our skill level first. We give up before we start. How did this successful author build her skills?

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I’m sorry, please forgive me…

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Those are the words that begin the Hawaiian ho’oponopono ritual of forgiveness. If you aren’t familiar with it, it goes like this:

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I Don’t have TIME to be Creative!

My colleague is in the middle of what no one wants. She has an in-home business, using a spare bedroom for her office. Three teen-aged rowdy boys plus a husband plus a large extended family makes this time of year even more hectic. Then her husband’s grandma

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Be the verb

This past week, my church had a Grand Opening. We moved from our tiny, cramped out-of-the-way location to a larger space on a busy street. Talk about exciting!

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The Important Part

"The object isn't to make art, it's to be in that wonderful state which makes art inevitable." ~Robert Henri
We think that creating something new is hard and convince ourselves to never begin because it’s hard. But, just like Amazon and their suppliers, the hard part is not the important part.

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Conscious Incompetence

Even coaches have coaches, and mine challenged me to do my first Facebook Live. ulp

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