An Act of Love

An Act of Love

I have been walking around for the past few days smiling at nothing, smiling at everything. Our kitchen now has a sink and running water, and nearly finished floors, and as of this evening walls that are smooth enough for me to paint. And I love the look of how it’s...
Got Mistakes? Clean Up Matters.

Got Mistakes? Clean Up Matters.

Standing before the computer screen that serves as a cash register in the self-service lane at my local Kroger.  Modern tills are more data managers than anything else. The idea of a cash box long pushed aside by a card-carrying society that doesn’t really know...
The Magic of Mastery

The Magic of Mastery

Ryan Rodgers (l) and Jamie Dawon (r) of Aspire Homes The science of transformation is rooted in discovering for yourself what you are deeply committed to and being willing to examine deeply held beliefs that shape who you wound up being. A participant in one of our...

Listening Generously

I was committed to listening generously going into the meeting with the Senior Human Resources team for a large retail company. They were so glad to see us and had their chairs arranged just so, crescent-shaped so everyone could see. I was genuinely interested in how...

Walking in the morning

I walked today. My habit, when weather and work permits, is to walk outside. Out the door at 6:00 AM. I walk on the sidewalk, winding like a ribbon through my neighborhood, and pass each neighbor’s house at a brisk pace. Watching out for cracks and uneven places...