“Blessed Adversity”

The first time I remember hearing one of my now favorite words, “unflappable”, I was listening to a speaker in college describe a movie scene in a movie made in the 80s, The Man From Snowy River. Movie makers went through 9 horses before they found one unflappable enough to make this scene, which requires a practically blind leap […]

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“You could think of compromise As a co-promise…”

I first learned the concept of the third way during college and decided at the time to set aside the word “compromise” from my vernacular. Compromise seemed historically fraught with a focus on sacrifice, something lost, with each person giving to settle for something agreeable. And the concept of win-win-win seemed suspended in headiness, still missing the groundedness of […]

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“You’re not starting from scratch…”

   Business and healing may seem like unlikely bedfellows at first. In fact we typically stay far away from the word with a misconception of its powerful role in every interaction. “Healing is not a return to original form,” said Dr. Christine Page. And what are we doing in business if not to create change […]

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“We shape each other, our dreams and us…”

We shape each other, our dreams and us. For years I kept the quote on my refrigerator that says, “One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time”, by Andre Gide. We set out with intentions in our business, relationships, finances, and vitality, as we […]

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