November link round-up

Start right here with Ettie Bailey-King’s newsletter on why it’s important to get someone’s name right.

Next, we have two articles on the theme of journaling. Here’s Oliver Quinlan’s newsletter about thinking through writing. And follow that with Suleika Jaouad’s discussion of the afterlife of journals.

Long-time readers will know I’m interested in the topic of what counts as work. It seems to be becoming a bit a theme on others minds lately too. Here are a couple of related posts; Jim Nielsen’s What “Work” Looks Like and Jenny’s labour of love.

In this article on softening and tightening, Lisa Olivera writes about how we can choose to stay open in a wounded world.

Perhaps Nick Cave’s approach to good faith conversations can help with this?

A good faith conversation begins with curiosity. It looks for common ground while making room for disagreement. It should be primarily about exchange of thoughts and information rather than instruction, and it affords us, among other things, the great privilege of being wrong

And finally, the Literature Clock is a fun new approach to telling the time.

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I am a coach and facilitator helping people to pause, reflect and make conscious choices about what comes next. In my writing I explore themes of personal development, reflective practice and what it means to live well.