Offering Is An Act of Courage

“The opposite of scarcity is not abundance; the opposite of scarcity is simply enough. Empathy is not finite, and compassion is not a pizza with eight slices. When you practice empathy and compassion with someone, there is not less of these qualities to go around. There’s more. Love is the last thing we need to…

Shared Sacrifice (For The Tribe)

“The easiest and most basic definition of community, of tribe, would be the group of people that you would both help feed and help defend.” —Sebastian Junger from ‘Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging’ In recent years, a lot of us have thrown around words like tribe and community rather loosely. The truth is that we…

Support Requires Sharing

Even with the best ideas and the passion to back them up, we will make very little progress without support from others. None of us gets very far alone. We need others in order to do our best work. We do not necessarily need them for the work itself, but we need them to witness…

Not All Attention Is Created Equal

Attention is not the same as connection. Simply because we are getting attention does not mean we are making a difference. Likes, follows, comments, shares, etc. make keep us feeling important, but that does not make the thing we did to receive them important, or even worth having done in the first place. Our focus…

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…