Vulnerability, No. 2 the art of the ask

If we were having coffee… I’d tell you that I’ve fallen down a slight slump of depression since our last coffee chat. I thought the first week of being unemployed was rough (it was) but the second week was a strange mishmash of staring at my wall art and stomach illness. The two, I assure […]

Vulnerability n: the quality or state of being exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed

I read a lot of about vulnerability in writing, and I hear a lot about being vulnerable with friends and coworkers. This idea of purposefully exposing myself to criticism as a method of success and growth leaves me stumped. Criticism and feedback are good things. It’s what allows ideas to flourish, build, and spread widely. […]