Barbara Brooks created Flamingo Strategies LLC to help clients stand up and stand out, through telling and sharing their stories of impact and purpose.Hacking Away at Happiness is her blog.
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Jim said it best: “I wish there was a way to know you’re in the good old days before you’ve actually left them.”
When learning new tricks, remember this: The simpler the task, the bigger the R.O.I. But for Peter, Paul and Mary’s sake, don’t oversell—this or any other skill.
Our rush to respond—to be answer-ready at all times—is habitual. And we don’t even know we are doing it.
Whether we make art, or simply notice how light lands on surface, what matters most is where we place our frame.
Visual cues—combined with our overdeveloped sense of certainty—may cause us to miss what’s most important.
Every university should have a sustainable strategy for capturing stories of generosity and impact.
These days ahead are known as the Days of Awe. Because it’s awesome to do the right thing. Maybe even all year long.
I thought I was a solopreneur, but that’s not true. I think I’m a peoplepreneur.
We go about our lives completely unaware of our moment-to-moment absorption of nature's power.
As a professional teller of stories of impact and purpose, my only job is to empathize with the teller's emotions.