I’ve considered this topic in various forms at different times in my life.
It’s the opposite of a slump, if you consider the context applied in
various instances of sport, for example: in baseball, a hitting streak; in
American football, a touchdown streak; any sport in general, wins in a
The idea that one can do something repeatedly and with success.
that’s a streak.
It’s the opposite of a slump. It means you’re in the groove, making
things happen, hitting on all cylinders, producing close to full power
and capacity, doing more good.
A well known and influential current voice in business and culture
here in the states is Seth Godin. He’s got a tone of good insights and
shares them through many channels, including a blog he’s been doing
for a long while, and publishing daily on for now 11 years.
Another voice that’s been out there for a long time is that of Fred
Wilson, who also happens to be a venture capitalist. He brings a lot of
insight to the table in all facets, including as a blogger. He’s been on a
daily posting run for more than 16 years now.
I share these two examples, and I have before too in this blog, because
I aspire to bring some level of positive influence to the world in similar
And so I’m just putting it out there, so it’s in words: this blog is going
to pick up the pace, getting more good into words, and out in the
Can I get a streak going?
As Seth puts so well, “once a commitment is made to a streak, the question shifts from, “should I blog tomorrow,” to, “what will tomorrow’s blog say?””
Proof is in the pudding. Let’s see how it goes.
Oh, and by the way…
Seth’s blog found HERE.
Fred’s blog found HERE.