Third Wednesday: Gate vs. Gait

This set of sound-alike words tripped up the author in the book I read this morning.  Here’s a paraphrase of the wrong use: “The old woman used her cane for emphasis as she proceeded with stately gate across the town square.”   Gate – a movable framework or solid structure controlling access through a wall […]

Decluttering for Creativity – Part Two

Last week we looked at our physical work space and identified the clutter preventing us from working at our best.  If you took the ideas I shared and did your own decluttering, you’re ready to move on to freeing up brain space for renewed creativity.   Defining mental clutter There’s so much to pay attention […]