The following post was an experiment to see what sort of metaphor and lesson would come from writing a post inspired by a photo. I pulled a random pic from unsplash.com and got the lion photo above. I decided to see what would happen if … Continue readingLearning from an experiment: What song is this lion singing?
Have you ever become hyper-aware of a particular muscle group in your body? I have. Around 8:00 pm last night I started being acutely aware of my forearms. Here’s what I have been doing differently for the last week: Typing more and using my mouse … Continue readingA Freakish Finding Following a Forearm Failure of Flow
For this week’s Sunday Improv Experiment I will be taking sets of three random words from creativitygames.net, saying what it makes me think of, and then writing a bit of the story behind it. I will state word 1 + word 2 + word 3 from … Continue readingImprovised Snippets from a Random Word Generator
I began this post with the intention of talking about my new /now page on jimkarwisch.com, where I now list everything that my life is about at this moment. I did a quick hop over to google to find out more about the /now movement and … Continue readingA Trail of Intentionality
Months ago, my wife and my mother in law disappeared to Scotland for a near-two-week vacation tour. They saw many sights, met many interesting people, and got to meet my spirit animal – the Highland Cow aka the Hairy Coo. Of course, I didn’t know … Continue readingHave you heard of the Hairy Coo?
If you are wondering about the title of this blog post, it is a quote from one of my favorite movies of all time, “Waiting for Guffman.” The movie sprouted from a 16 page outline by Christopher Guest, and the rest was improvised by an … Continue readingPeople don’t like to have fire poked, poked in their noses.
Let’s do an experiment you and I. I’m going to share with you some people that I personally admire and then encourage you to watch a video and read a bit about them. You will receive their name, their qualities, a video about them, and … Continue readingWhat qualities do you admire in others?
As humans, we often come equipped with a handful of paralyzing fears, many of which seem to contradict our personalities, interests or occupations. Today I have put together my FIVE biggest fears in hopes that they might make others realize they are in good company … Continue readingMy FIVE biggest fears
The year was 1987. I stood at my dad’s bedroom door begging him to take me and my Ziploc bag filled with quarters to the arcade so that I could take another stab at playing Mrs. Pacman or Galaga. Sometimes you would wait patiently behind … Continue readingJust. Spend. The. Dollar.
Lightbulbs, aha-moments and the sound of “click” are my favorite part of coaching. When you feel that rush of excitement and you see the client “get” that they just got it. Hardly anything is better. Just before this moment, when things are slow going, and … Continue readingClient Breakthroughs