Still a fan of passion after all these years

Zen Meditation Bench

“Passion is not something you follow. It’s something that will follow you as you put in the hard work to become valuable to the world.” ~ Cal Newport Photo credit: vajdic How important is the role of passion in your work? Career? Hobbies? Life? First, let me say right up front that I’m a big fan of passion, even in the … Read More

Lisa RiveroStill a fan of passion after all these years

Self-employed, full speed ahead

Lose This Page

I admit it. I am very excited for 2014. The year will bring my 50th birthday, which perhaps is what has led to a lot of soul-searching and reflection in the past months. I don’t mean angst or wringing of hands, thank goodness, but I have been thinking long and deep about what every person my age realizes at one … Read More

Lisa RiveroSelf-employed, full speed ahead

Prioritizing What Is Important and Non-Urgent

“Generally speaking, having a good work/life balance means that your actions and priorities are aligned in a way that is taking care of what is really important to you.” ~ Stephen R. Covey Several years ago, a family of four lived across from us, and the daughter one day came over for a visit. She was a talker, and within … Read More

Lisa RiveroPrioritizing What Is Important and Non-Urgent