Edges And Corners

No one tries to fold a blanket from the middle first. We start with the edges and the corners.  Why, then, do we think we can find what we are looking for in our lives, our careers, and our relationships by starting in the middle, by trying to please everyone, and by doing what is…

My Tribal Standards

I have two standards for my associations, regardless of whether they are personal or professional. The first requirement is that I like and respect you. The second that you like and respect me. If one of these standards is not met, I find it very difficult to move forward. In my experience, there is no…

A Community Of Accountability

Certain people will always feel responsible regardless of their position or status, whether or not they are asked or required to be. For some people, responsibility feels like a burden that must be avoided, eliminated, or overcome at all costs. For them, accountability is synonymous with subjugation. It is a trap, a dead end path,…