Playtime

  "The most creative people have this childlike facility to play." John Cleese.   ...

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Results vs Process

Results are what really matters, but there can be so many unknown factors on the road to achieving ...

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Judgement

By far the biggest challenge for me in creating and launching Dynamic Anatomy has been fear of jud ...

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Badge Of Honour

There was a time that I wore the number of hours I worked as a badge of honour. I was especially p ...

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Crap Umbrella

  What kind of a leader are you?   Are you a crap funnel, who redirects and focuses all ...

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Spaceships, Robots and Unrealistically-Proportioned Women.

  I was a student around the time that 3D World magazine launched. As they still do today, the ...

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Effective Carrots

WTF!!! Effective carrots??? Fred's really lost it this time! True, but there is method to my m ...

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Open Door Policy

I've heard several managers over the years say that they have an open door policy. It's become one ...

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Peril

If the hero in our story has super human powers and can pull off crazy stunts without a single scr ...

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The Vunerability to Learn

  The key to most successful learning, whether in a formal educational context or in day-to-da ...

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Open

It's been a long road to get here, and now the real work begins! Dynamic Anatomy: Advanced Trai ...

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Ready?

How do you know when a website is ready to launch? How do you know that all the links and emails ...

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Anatomical Narrative

I've worked on many transformation sequences over the years, from Voldemort and Professor Slughorn ...

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The Herd

  “Almost everything important is at first opposed by stakeholders in the status quo.” Ste ...

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Luck

  “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity”. Seneca   Some people ...

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Whatever…

  Whatever it is that you celebrate this time of year, Christmas, Hanukkah, Solstice, or just ...

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Destruction

  Shiva is a Hindu God associated with destruction and is represented as dancing so fast he cr ...

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Procrastination

I know a lot about this subject... I need to write more about this... I'll do it sometime soon... ...

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