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Honeygirl Meadery Comes to Life

my hero Diane

Honeygirl Meadery is opening this Friday, October 24th. I can remember when Diane Currier, owner and proprietor, participated in a Skillful Means workshop several years ago actively creating her vision and path to bring the meadery into the world. … [Read More...]

Mud, leadership and Kauai


This summer I took a a twelve-day trip in Kauai, Hawaii, organized by the Sierra Club. I travelled and lived with eleven other people from around the US I didn’t know. By the end, we twelve were a team who could do anything together. The first days we hiked up incredibly steep mountains in … [Read More...]

4 Ways to Motivate Yourself and Your Team

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I read with interest the New York Times article “Why You Hate Work”.  It is a bit of a manifesto on disengagement and lack of motivation at work. Tony Schwartz and Christine Porath define engagement (per a number of studies) as “involvement, commitment, passion, enthusiasm, focused effort and … [Read More...]

Praise for Skillful Means