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I spoke at WDS 2014 in Portland last year about Saving Your Creative Soul and had an amazing time, which is no surprise as it’s a fantastic event. Tickets for 2015, which sold for $497,  are completely sold out for 2015, but surprise! I have an extra one…
I spoke at WDS 2014 in Portland last year about Saving Your Creative Soul and had an amazing time, which is no surprise as it's a fantastic event. Tickets for 2015, which sold for $497,  are comple...
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Thanks to everyone who left a comment or sent me email in response to the previous burnout post. I’m grateful. I felt I owed you an update and here it is. The unexpected entertainment of expressing an emotional experience is how surprising people’s…
Thanks to everyone who left a comment or sent me email in response to the previous burnout post. I'm grateful. I felt I owed you an update and here it is. The unexpected entertainment of expressing...
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My Creative Burnout: Revisited

I’m ten days into the worst burnout of my life. I’ve discovered, in times like these, it’s a challenge to answer the seemingly simple question: “how are you?” The polite lie is what most people want, and that’s fine, but when you say enough polite lies…
I'm ten days into the worst burnout of my life. I've discovered, in times like these, it's a challenge to answer the seemingly simple question: "how are you?" The polite lie is what most people wan...
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+Stephanie Booth We work too hard and social is really a sucker of your soul.  
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Irreverent roundup of #writing advice (Q&A) #askberkun

[Every Tuesday I write about the top voted question on Ask Berkun. This week it’s a roundup of unanswered questions about writing] 1. I have been writing a book for 12 years, it is a fantastic story of fiction that grabs you from the beginning and is…
[Every Tuesday I write about the top voted question on Ask Berkun. This week it's a roundup of unanswered questions about writing] 1. I have been writing a book for 12 years, it is a fantastic stor...
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Starting Today: Join the Berkun Book Club / Making Things Happen

One of my most popular books, Making Things Happen, was published 10 years ago. Originally titled The Art of Project Management, this very popular book on leading and managing projects started my career as an author. I’m grateful to still be writing books…
One of my most popular books, Making Things Happen, was published 10 years ago. Originally titled The Art of Project Management, this very popular book on leading and managing projects started my c...
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The more creative the project, the more subjective the answer is for when it’s done. If the project was to eat an apple for lunch, you’d know you were done when only the core remained (unless you were very hungry and ate the core too). But if the project…
The more creative the project, the more subjective the answer is for when it's done. If the project was to eat an apple for lunch, you'd know you were done when only the core remained (unless you w...
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This week I’m working on an updated edition of The Ghost of My Father. It will have a new epilogue chapter about what’s happened since the book came out, answers to questions I get asked often and some recommendations for people with family issues like…
This week I'm working on an updated edition of The Ghost of My Father. It will have a new epilogue chapter about what's happened since the book came out, answers to questions I get asked often and ...
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Poll: Help me name an important event

For years I’ve struggled with Father’s Day. It was a reminder of a difficult relationship and a tough problem that I couldn’t resolve. In writing The Ghost of My Father I’ve heard from many people who have similar feelings when the day arrives in June.…
For years I've struggled with Father's Day. It was a reminder of a difficult relationship and a tough problem that I couldn't resolve. In writing The Ghost of My Father I've heard from many people ...
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How to Ignore Pessimistic Family and Friends

[Every Tuesday I write about the top voted question on Ask Berkun. This week’s question is from Gord, with 39 votes] How can dreamers and young entrepreneurs ignore pessimistic family and friends? Many dreams get snuffed when friends and family are wildly…
[Every Tuesday I write about the top voted question on Ask Berkun. This week's question is from Gord, with 39 votes] How can dreamers and young entrepreneurs ignore pessimistic family and friends? ...
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What Questions Never Leave You? #askberkun

[Each Tuesday I take the top voted question from readers and answer it (submit yours here).  With 119 votes, this week’s winner was submitted by Max] To answer the question about what questions never leave me I skimmed through my journal. My journal is a…
[Each Tuesday I take the top voted question from readers and answer it (submit yours here).  With 119 votes, this week’s winner was submitted by Max] To answer the question about what questions nev...
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How To Write A Memoir (Detailed, link-rich summary from Live Q&A) #writing

Yesterday I did a live Q&A about How To Write A Memoir. It was a reward for the backers of my most recent book, The Ghost of My Father (the story of my relationship with my father, my family and myself). In writing the book I learned much I wanted to…
Yesterday I did a live Q&A about How To Write A Memoir. It was a reward for the backers of my most recent book, The Ghost of My Father (the story of my relationship with my father, my family an...
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Can bad workplace communication be fixed? An interview with @philsimon, author of Message Not Recieved

My friend and fellow author Phil Simon has a new book out today on on one my favorite subjects: the poor state of communication in the working world. In his new book Message Not Received: Why Business Communication Is Broken and How to Fix It,…
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