Archive for November 2009

Learning to ask for help

I’m in the middle of a couple of big, valuable, but tiring and potentially overwhelming projects. One is a paper I’m writing with a small, all-volunteer group, on behalf of an organization I’m a devoted member of. There’s a lot of conflict and dissension involved—not on our writing team, but around the situation that we’re […]

The empty inbox: How it’s going

Well! This emptying-the-inbox plan is taking longer than I expected. One reason I posted my intention to clean out my inbox, rather than just write about it afterward, was to give me some accountability. Going public with my plan has been keeping it at the front of my mind—pushing me to actually do something I’ve […]