You may have noticed one of COVID’s by-products has been an inflammation of your joints, or an enduring brain fog. There are so many lingering effects being reported and researched. In my case, COVID fallout essentially turned me into a 90-year-old overnight....

Do you struggle when asked about your ideal client or customer? I’m embarrassed to say I always do. Maybe it’s because I’ve worked with everyone from teenage hockey draft picks to CEOs, to actors, authors, and sex trade workers. ...

Suddenly, I find I have so much on my plate: new opportunities for challenging and rewarding work, supporting clients in pursuing their goals, learning new platforms, and discovering new technologies.  Sometimes I feel as if I’m racing the clock, wondering how much productive time remains...

I can’t point to the day, month or even year when it happened but at some point, getting older ceased to be a process and became, instead, a place.  It’s a place similar to what I imagine life on mood stabilizers to be: the calving...

There appears to be a cottage industry springing up around the quandary of when, how and where to go back to work. You can find any number of webinars, consultants and publications jam packed with advice. At this moment it seems the majority of people...

There has been quite a bit of discussion about, demand for, and envy of that ephemeral thing called presence. It's the sort of thing that gets people hired, promoted, and rewarded and yet if you ask most people to define it, they'll probably say something...

Not very many fire departments are comfortable putting on in person training, especially if it means bringing instructors in from outside.  That’s why FireWorks Consulting and Training has developed online, video-based instructional courses leading to accredited or non-accredited evaluation and examination.  We’ve also equipped and...

How many of you are a little nervous about re-entry? That delicate process of re-engaging with friends, family and coworkers as the restrictions on interactions loosen and the immunization rates rise? For months now I have been sad about the inability to see people in...

Centuries before zoom and other online video platforms turned us into the worst kind of insecure self critics, human beings have been holding themselves to an impossible standard. Generally when we are out in the world we feel pretty secure but we can be thrown...