August 12, 2010
Thanks to our friends for helping us get the ball rolling on this site. It’s been a lot of fun and quite inspiring hearing positive feedback from people we know and whose opinions we trust. But now the real fun begins. Courtesy of Deeanna Danger, we have our first requested pep talk from a complete stranger, and the fact that people we’ve never met before are taking an interest in the site is the biggest “pep talk” we can think of.
Here’s Deeanna’s request: “Pep talks to help me write fiction. I like to write about anything or everything but I need the motivation to write fiction; not reviews or reports. Fiction. The kind that takes imagination and transcendence.”
So here’s our stab at it, Deeanna, and we hope readers will help you along by submitting their own pep talks for you on your very own pep talk page. (more…)
July 22, 2010
You’re a man. You may be close to 40. But you’re not Mike Gundy and nobody cares about your YMCA football team. When the familiar heart pounding of too many caffeine infused beverages begins to get the better of you, consider the following…
July 20, 2010
When J. Schaefer posted about job satisfaction, he had in mind one particular idea: that men need only to be men to get things done. But apparently for many, this is not always the case. Sometimes being told to ‘man up’ just isn’t enough motivation to get through tasks A, B, and C. In fact, sometimes it just makes things worse. If “I’m Unsatisfied at Work” wasn’t the inspiration you were looking for, perhaps ‘I’m Unsatisfied at Work 2’ will get you going.