Fogwriter's Digest

by bryan prosser

"We don't see things clearly (now). We're squinting in a fog, peering through a mist. But it won't be long before the weather clears and the sun shines bright (again)!"

Welcome to

Posts From Foggy Hollow.

I’m Bryan Prosser. Writer and editor here at fogwriter.com.

Bothers, And All That.

What’s bothering you today? That question used to capture a lot of my days in the past. I’ve shared quite a few of those bothers on social media through the years. There certainly is a lot to be bothered about. If I begin to list them, this post will get

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Where Does Time Go?

In 1975, I sat listening to candidate Jimmy Carter speak at our National FFA Convention in Kansas City, Missouri, and now he is in hospice. In February 1978, I gave my first valentine/birthday gift to a sweet girl named Becky Kampsen, and now 42 years later, she’s my forever sweetheart

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Leaders Lead Lonely Lives

A very peculiar irony is that leaders lead solitary lives. If you are a leader, you know what I mean. That’s right. Leaders are some of the loneliest of people. It’s an irony because from everyone else’s perspective, they are always seen leading others. How could they possibly be feeling

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In Search Of New Talent

I love originality. It’s a rare find these days. Most people haven’t found their own voice yet, so they sing familiar cover songs that others have already had success with. Adam Grant and Simon Sinek here, Oprah and Michelle Obama there. One repost after another of the same playlist. I

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Build On Your Own Superpower

Five years ago, I decided it was time to exit a work environment that had become obsessed with standardization, expecting similar and increasingly uniform results from a clientele that was wired to express themselves entirely in unique ways. Those two things, sameness and uniqueness, can’t be developed simultaneously. Friction results

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Learning Never Ends

What you formally learned in school will never carry you through the demands of your career and personal life. That includes all your college degrees and professional certifications. Why is that? The answer is complicated. Do you have the ability to answer that yourself with what you learned maybe ten

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