With all of the disturbing things going on in our world, you might be thinking: If my Big Vision doesn't directly affect racial justice, human rights, climate change, education, immigration, voting rights, poverty, or another pressing issue, is it worth doing? The answer is yes, because how you do your work in the world can … Continue reading Let’s Reclaim “Great”
In the midst of all the craziness going on in the world, many of us are trying to find ways to feel safe and in control, to do things the way we've always done them. But what I've been noticing lately among clients, colleagues, and friends is that the disruptions going on in the world … Continue reading Big Change Requires Big Support
"How's your new job?" I asked a friend over lunch. "It's fine. I'm just so tired," she sighed. This was an unusual response from one of the most creative, energetic, changemakery, and positive people I know. Her job was perfect on paper. The problem was that her inner motor was fueled by opportunities to be … Continue reading Feeling drained at work? Find your inner fuel.
If you're not making progress on your Big Vision, try these questions to uncover ways to increase your enjoyment and get real about your resistance.
When we make New Year's goals, we're often inclined to lean towards one extreme: Create a new life and leave the old one behind. Express our "good" qualities, and repress our "bad" ones. Make plans to create the perfect _____________, and symbolically, or literally burn up the past versions that didn't work. When after a … Continue reading New Year’s Goals, Extremes and Being Medium