Tag Archives: Great Work

Twofer Tuesday: How Your Environment & Good Design Impact Great Work

It’s another “Twofer Tuesday”, and this week I’m contemplating how the objects and space around us can influence our Great Work. You’ll also find these in our discussion group on LinkedIn. (There is a link at the bottom of this … Continue reading

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Who are you leaning on?

If you’re doing Great Work – and doing it by yourself – you’re probably not really doing Great Work. Here are some of our inner circle, key people who make us look and sound good. It’s the unofficial Quebec Office … Continue reading

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What’s work?

I’m raging against the experience of work that most of us suffer. And you know I’ve parsed things down to Bad Work, Good Work and Great Work. But have I ever tried to pin down exactly what is work? Not … Continue reading

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“When you have decided what you believe…” (Great Work quote)

“When you have decided what you believe, what you feel must be done, have the courage to stand alone and be counted.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt It’s the “alone” part of that quote that takes hold of me today and makes … Continue reading

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“Art is what we we’re doing when we do our best work” (Great Work quote)

Art is what we we’re doing when we do our best work. ~ Seth Godin Great Work = best work. Best work = art. Great Work = art. Art = Great Work. You’re an artist. What are you creating today? … Continue reading

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“… if the devil can’t get you to sin, he’ll …” (Great Work quote)

“… if the devil can’t get you to sin, he’ll keep you busy.” ~ Anne Lamott I picked up Anne Lamott’s Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith the other day and (even as a non-believer) deeply enjoyed her funny, compassionate … Continue reading

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“…dragons can be beaten” (Great Work quote)

“Fairy tales are more than true – not because they tell us dragons exist, but because they tell us dragons can be beaten.” ~ G. K. Chesterton, writer To my surprise, I ended up writing my Masters thesis on Angela … Continue reading

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“Wanting it is easy, but trying to be great – well, that’s torturous” (Great Work quote)

“When I saw All My Sons, I was changed – permanently changed – by that experience. It was like a miracle to me. But that deep kind of love comes at a price: for me, acting is torturous, and it’s … Continue reading

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Alltop all the time…

I’m thrilled to say that this blog has been selected to be part of the Alltop group. Alltop is like a magazine rack of the best blogs, and to be part of the rack is a thrill. We’re part of … Continue reading

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