My professional life plays out on two extremes. In the morning, I record audiobooks. In the evening, I am the PA announcer for a baseball team. There could not be a more vivid study in contrasts.
Narrating non-fiction audiobooks provides a benefit I hadn’t counted on – it’s an incredible learning experience.
The book I am currently narrating will be my 20th non-fiction project. My first was the memoir of a philanthropist in Portland, OR who started a very successful program for kids who were born into situations that unequivocally guaranteed them […]
One of the smartest things a person can say is, “I don’t know how to do _____ and I’m going to call someone who does.”
It beats the crap out of saying, “I don’t know how to do _______ and I’m going to poke around for hours (or days) and end up with a final result […]
Sticking to a resolution made on January 1st quite often requires you to do things that are counter to your nature; to swim upstream against your native instincts. That's the problem with resolutions: they generally demand that you to do less of what you love, or more of what you loathe.