This is my first blog post since March 4th. Anyone who knows me also knows I am a blogging demon, usually throwing up 3-4 posts a week.
But I took a hit in March that I’m still recovering from. A big enough hit that my blogging voice was utterly silenced.
I’ve used the time to assess how I found myself on my ass on the canvas in the first place, and to figure out how to avoid ending up there again. A bit like a boxer letting the ref count to 8 before hopping up and resuming the fight. The extra time clears the head.
My head feels a bit clearer now and although I’m not entirely steady on my legs yet, it looks like I’m ready to start swinging again.
I have to give credit and thanks to the people in my corner: my family – Mom and Dad, my brothers Jim and Dave, Shimpi and Lola; my buddies Mark and Tom and Karin and Rod and Tony and Mary, who listened, then offered me wisdom and ring generalship advice; my friends at Copeland – Michael, Danny, Andrea, Rose, Asmaa and Jodie; my favourite mouthpieces Christine and Trisha; my friends at Aasman, Kellett, Quarry, ZGM and Revolution Strategy; and my new friends Carol and Gary, for offering a hand to get me up on my feet. Of course there are others.
You can’t get anywhere in life without good people behind you.
The next post will be about advertising and it will be funnier, I promise.
My head won’t be spinning as much and I won’t feel like puking.