Commit Forward (Then Pivot)

If we do not first commit to a relationship, we cannot pivot within that relationship and be taken seriously. In aikido, there are two fundamental concepts of movement. In the most general terms, the first is entering (irimi) and the second is pivoting or flanking (tenkan). Irimi is the act of moving in, on and…

Being Wrong is Part of the Process

If more successful people talked about how many times they thought about quitting or were forced to pivot, we’d have more successful people. Not everyone is meant to lead the charge into unfamiliar territory. Most people need to follow someone who has already been to the other side, someone who can tell them how to…