9/11 and Resilience

resilience | rəˈzilyəns | (also resiliency) noun 1) the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness: the often remarkable resilience of so many British institutions. 2) the ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape; elasticity: nylon is excellent in wearability and resilience. It took me a minute to think about when the best time … Continue reading 9/11 and Resilience

Friction and Polished Things

I have an incredible opportunity to put myself in front of some of the best thinkers in my organization on a regular basis. It's a blessing, a lot of hard work, and worth every minute. One of those people I've worked with and for, going on 8 years. She regularly channels things that are profound, … Continue reading Friction and Polished Things

Your Social Spaces, Nourish Them

Your connections can provide you with community and keep you close to developments that need your help. Where we often fail them is we don't appreciate them until we need them. By appreciating them I mean nourishing them to grow at the speed you'd like to grow. If nothing else, technology has given us a … Continue reading Your Social Spaces, Nourish Them

It’s Just Needed More Than Ever

Compassion: recognizing that the person is in pain (sympathy), feeling the pain of another (empathy), and the authentic desire to alleviate their suffering. As you can guess, we're moving into the compassion deep dive for the theme of this week. In our world environment right now, whether at work or our personal, compassion is an … Continue reading It’s Just Needed More Than Ever

Your Table

It's pretty simple a table won't stand effectively with three or less legs. It usually will topple right over. Your table needs legs. You habits are the legs to your table which is your intention. Our long term success towards being effectively intentional as we move to those goals we want to achieve require certain … Continue reading Your Table

Adopting a Curious Mindset: Day 21 of 30

If you spent any time with my 5 year old nephew he would blow your mind with his insatiable energy around being curious in everything he sees and touches. Any number of things can spark his curiosity. Will he still have this attitude when he gets older? My own history moving into a adulthood says … Continue reading Adopting a Curious Mindset: Day 21 of 30

Imagination: Day 12 of 30

Remember the stories we created when we were to young to know better. They were real. We could feel it in everything around us. Possibilities. Realities that for others around us were just fabrications. Flawed or not, we didn't care. Blanket forts were castles and kingdoms. We owned it. We were doctors, lawyers, or architects. … Continue reading Imagination: Day 12 of 30