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Always open, always there

“I found the material world was getting in the way.”—B.J. Novak So I got an email the other day with a question about my new book. This reader wasn’t sure whether to do the daily lessons or just read about them. I nearly choked on my JP Licks hot chocolate. I was in Cambridge, Mass […]

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You gotta get high

“Self-martyrdom is bad role modeling.”–Mushim Patricia Ikeda In Thank and Grow Rich, I mentioned B.J. Novak, the writer/comedian/former beau of Mindy Kaling who claims his #1 tip for fostering creativity is “be in a good mood.” He calls it “powering up,” says he wouldn’t dream of starting his day, launching his writing until he’s feeling […]

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