On The Road

04.23.2013 Travel

I’ve been traveling a lot lately. Covering ground. Wearing out shoes. Seeing new territories (and a few familiar ones). In just this year I’ve put thousands of miles on my car, traveling from my home in Columbus, Ohio as far West as Kansas City and as far East as Providence Rhode Island. I’ve been to […]

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Sharpen Your Writing Skills: Hand-write and Rewrite

10.23.2012 writing

My handwriting is awful. I can barely read it myself. But I write by hand every day. I make notes during client meetings, I capture ideas in my little notebook, I jot down interesting scenes and characters and bits of speech when I’m out and about. And later I sit at my computer and rewrite […]

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Scribbled Notes, Nuggets of Gold

09.11.2012 writing

I can’t count the number of amazing ideas that I’ve had and quickly forgotten. Up until recently I’ve had an obsession about carrying as little as possible in my pockets and nothing in my hands. When I wear a jacket it’s easy to carry my Levenger Shirt Pocket Briefcase, but I don’t often wear a […]

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Falling In Love With Field Notes

07.17.2012 GTD

I’m late to the game, but I am head over heels about Field Notes memo books. I’ve been using the Levenger Shirt Pocket Briefcase and 3×5 note cards for many, many years. It’s a wonderful way to capture ideas or to make a note and hand it to someone else. Whenever I wear a sports […]

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The Spare Notebook In My Drawer

04.30.2012 blogging

I try and run a lean operation, but I always keep a new, unopened Moleskine notebook in my left desk drawer. I like the large, squared, hardback version and I’ve used many over the years. It’s comforting to know that at any moment I can reach into the drawer, peel off the shrink wrap, write […]

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