In today’s world, everything you do is an audition. If you put something out there that doesn’t represent the best version of you, you shouldn’t be confused about why it didn't have the impact you expected or reach the people you hoped to reach.
Sometimes, while trying to put forth the best version of ourselves, we make things more complicated than they need to be. It's in our DNA. We're complex beings but also much more than just the aggregation of 100 trillion cells.
This episode was dead in the water. Just 18 hours from the time it was to publish, I was staring at a blank page, working in a frigid Philadelphia library, and about to take my frustrations out on an equally frustrated heater repair man.
Then, he said something that made me want to hug his big ol' face.