Change is Inevitable: Create Your Own

“I enjoyed doing this at a specific time in my life, with a specific group of people, and under a particular set of circumstances. Things have changed.” -Anonymous One of the challenges of working with or for someone else is that they may change. Their direction or focus may change. If we are talking about…

Creative Constancy

We cannot stop the world from moving, but we can create a respite for ourselves where we can find ourselves and be ourselves. Change is inevitable, but we all need a constant. We need to feel grounded or rooted in something. We need to know that there is meaningful, purposeful work that belongs to us,…

True Confidence Begins with Humility

“That’s the funny thing about confidence: the incorrect amount of it and nothing will ever happen.” —Robert Downey Jr. True confidence requires humility. Humility is the ability to see ourselves objectively, as we are, and to accept and embrace what we see, the good and the bad. Humility keeps us from straying too far into…

Gifts are Meant to be Given

“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” —Toni Morrison Our deepest desires, our strongest feelings about what needs to change in the world are all a gift. They are a gift to both us and the world around us. For us, they…

A Vision Shared

Having vision means seeing things differently than other people do, but your vision will never be a movement unless others see it also. Vision without action and without an audience is just daydreaming. There is nothing wrong with daydreaming, but daydreaming alone is not going to bring about any change in your life or the…