What would happen to your Big Vision for your work in the world if you managed yourself in a nurturing way? One of the main reasons people leave their jobs is because of their manager, but that's not surprising right? We've all had a bad manager at some point. Someone who: Had unreasonable expectationsBlamed you … Continue reading Are you managing yourself in a nurturing way?
Does your Big Vision for your work in the world need to change? Although most humans resist change, it's a natural event. Rarely does a living thing stay the same, and that's what your Big Vision is— an entity that has its own life cycle, just like a plant. As a newbie gardener, I've become … Continue reading Feeling unsettled by change? 4 things plants can teach you.
According to the Scientific American article, Loneliness Is Harmful to Our Nation's Health, "a staggering 47 percent of Americans often feel alone, left out and lacking meaningful connection with others. This is true for all ages, from teenagers to older adults." As a Big Visionary, it can be easy to feel isolated. With such a … Continue reading Connection is a key to your Big Vision
When you're pursuing your Big Vision, not only do you need to take external action to make it real, you also have to take internal action. Managing your thoughts and feelings is a big part of your job as a Big Visionary. If you don't have tools and strategies to work with your internal challenges, they have the potential to mess with your external plans.
My grandma passed away last week a little bit after her 100th birthday. She was one of my most favorite people in the world. The day after she died, I was upset and cried a lot. In the days that followed, although I had moments of tears, I felt pretty normal. "Great!" I thought. "I … Continue reading When Grief Slows Down Your Big Vision