Precipice

Precipice Now comes the steep climb where rocks work loose and the foot slips and dirt tumbles. Sometimes you’re erect other times bent over, or collapsed against a tree or wall or stone, whatever will hold you up. What is clear now, were you to fall: the path behind...

The Perks of Gratitude

When Mom was in the late stages of Alzheimers’ she couldn’t talk, feed or clean herself, or even move from place to place. It took every ounce of my willpower to visit her. There was no falling back on letting the other person decide what to say, so I’d hold her hand...

What if I accepted that I really don’t know?

I see the world through my eyes, or maybe more accurately, through my beliefs about how things are or should be. Conversations turn to arguments and my ears to cement where nothing new can penetrate. I’m becoming aware of how often I use conversations to argue for the...
Dear Future Teammate(s)…

Dear Future Teammate(s)…

Dear Future Teammate(s), I’m on pins and needles about your joining our team. First, I’m excited that you “get” our vision for transforming the world through business and that you can see the ripple effect on the quality of life in places we work. I’m a...