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Our jobs and our businesses make every effort to get inside our heads and eat away whatever common sense we may possess. If we allow those nemeses to conquer our heads, the heart may soon follow. The old boxing maxim is "kill the body and the head dies." Perhaps the modern world's business maxim should be "kill the brain and the heart dies...."

Numbers are not my forte, but recently my words are getting stuck someplace in my center and I am struggling to retrieve them so I can put them in writing. Not a good thing for a person who makes a living creating words for others to read. And that is where the numbers come in.
Since last July, I have written a book, posted 209 articles on bizsolutionsplus, 37 here at the Daily Fix, published a half-dozen magazine articles, contributed to two books, produced four white papers, amd wrote three presentations. And that is in addition to my business marketing efforts and the marketing work I create for my clients,
Is it any wonder that I am on paragraph 4 of this post after 15 minutes, when normally I would have written the entire piece?
Our friend Gianandrea posted Unplug Yourself, a call to rediscover our lives. In the post he says, "unplug ourself, switch off all our device and get into the real life.... in the meantime, get unplugged, have a walk, get lost in you city, discover places where you have never been before, rediscover places where you have been since long time." In a comment, Gavin says he senses our community is experiencing burnout.
I can't speak for anyone else, but during my 40-year communications career, this is the first time finding the passion to create the words is like a mud wrestling match, and I'm getting pinned. So if you don't mind, I'm taking Gianandrea's advice and inviting my muse for a walk.

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Lewis Green, Founder and Managing Principal of L&G Business Solutions, LLC, ( brings three decades of business management experience. L&G Business Solutions, LLC, represents his third company. Additionally, he held management positions with GTE Discovery Publications, Puget Sound Energy and Starbucks Coffee Company.

In addition to his business experiences, Lewis is a published author and a former journalist, sports writer and travel writer. His feature articles have appeared in books, magazines and newspapers throughout North America. He has taught in public schools; lobbied for organizations both in state capitols and in Washington, D.C.; delivered workshops, seminars, and training programs; and made presentations to audiences in colleges, businesses and professional organizations. Lewis also has served as a book editor with a large publisher, the Executive Editor overseeing four magazines, and a newspaper department editor. Lewis served eight years in the U.S. Air Force, where he received the Air Force Commendation Medal.