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At the start of almost every week, I have a mild panic.

What am I going to write about this week?

Somehow as the week goes on, enough ideas come to me, or I am able to complete drafts that were first developed in previous weeks and I am able to publish my standard 5 posts in the week, one for each week-day.

When I first started this blog, I didn’t really know what to expect.¬† It was an idea that I had been thinking about for a while and realised that I had to take action to see if I could do it.

At the very beginning, I thought that at best I would have maybe 50-60 ideas for posts and then I would move on to something else.¬† 230+ posts later and I’m still writing, with many more titles written down somewhere to be worked on in the future.

In the process, I’ve learned something very important.

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I’m sure it’s happened to you too.

You’re in an important meeting or workshop and you have a great idea that you believe you really have to share.

At least it seems like a good idea until you say it out loud.

The expressions on everyone else’s faces tells you that it wasn’t such a good idea after all.

You’ve just swung and missed!

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This 2009 photograph captured a sneeze in prog...

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Most of us have topics that we talk about with others with great passion.

We can’t help ourselves and will corner people at every opportunity to talk about our favourite subject.

The modern marketing term for this is “sneezing” and it invokes a picture of people infecting those around them with their ideas.

Unfortunately, most of the time, we are sneezing trivial things.

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