The Best Advice

The best advice I ever received came from the book, “The Art of Possibility” by Ben and Rosamund Zander. It goes like this: “Don’t take yourself so damn seriously!” (aka, ‘Rule #6′) I remember thinking, “How did they know!!!” (Yes, three exclamation points.) The second best piece of advice I ever received was to see aContinue reading “The Best Advice”

The Tyranny of “They”

There are many, many bright and thoughtful people who will be happy to tell you which path to follow. It’s much easier to play armchair quarterback with someone else’s life so opinions come freely and often. The tyranny of “they” afflicts us in two ways: First, it supports our reservations about declaring our path throughContinue reading “The Tyranny of “They””

The Ebb and Flow

The ocean is predictable…consistent. You’re not going to go to sleep tonight worried about whether or not the waves will be coming to shore. But I wonder, do you go to sleep feeling the same way about your boss? Does he or she show up every day as you expect them to, as you needContinue reading “The Ebb and Flow”