Share Experiment 7: Run a Workshop

Richard Gabriel. Writers’ Workshops & The Art of Making Things. Addison Wesley, 2002.I think this is a wonderful book in concept and detail. I give Richard Gabriel credit for inspiring my writers’ workshops, and I’ve used quotations from his book to explain the workshop process to new members.  If you want to check it out […]

Share Experiment 6: Find a Good Writers’ Workshop

When I say that people neither want nor need brutal feedback, I’m not saying that all feedback should focus on what is going right already.  My argument with brutal feedback is that is often delivered without careful thought about the impact on the person, and it often fails to identify what is already strong. Craig […]

Share Experiment 5: To Have or Not to Have a Co-Creator

Here are the two books I co-created with others. Shannon Polly and Kathryn Britton. Character Strengths Matter: How to Live a Full Life.  Positive Psychology News Series, 2015. Marie-Josée Shaar and Kathryn Britton, Smarts and Stamina. The Busy Person’s Guide to Optimal Health and Performance.  Positive Psychology Press, 2011. There are many articles out there […]

Share Experiment 4: Try Coworking

Brad Neuberg. The start of coworking (from the guy that started it). Coding in Paradise blog.  

Share Experiment 3: Check for Cultural Sensitivity

Bronx Partners for Healthy Communities. Cultural Sensitivity: Respect for People’s Strength, Culture and Knowledge. Presentation Slides. Terri Morrison, Kiss, Bow, Or Shake Hands: The Bestselling Guide to Doing Business in More Than 60 Countries. Adams Media; Second edition (July 24, 2006)This was a book we used at IBM to prepare for working with people all […]

Share Experiment 2: Find the Sweet Spot

Nancy Ancowitz, Self-Promotion for Introverts: The Quiet Guide to Getting Ahead. McGraw-Hill, 2009.Nancy gave me permission to use her Venn diagram showing the sweet spot between what you want to write and what your readers want to know.  I think it may appear in writing that is not yet published, but I thought I’d take […]

Share Experiment 1: Picture Ideal Readers

Physicist Dominic Walliman. Quantum Physics for 7 Year Olds . TEDx Talk.From the Youtube description: “In this lighthearted talk Dominic Walliman gives us four guiding principles for easy science communication and unravels the myth that quantum physics is difficult to understand. It’s all in how it’s explained.” Wired Magazine. [Expert] Explains One Concept in 5 […]
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