Giftedness is not what you do or how hard you work. It is who you are. You think differently. You experience life intensely. You care about injustice. You seek meaning. You appreciate and strive for the exquisite. You are painfully sensitive. You are extremely complex. You cherish integrity. Your truth-telling has gotten you in trouble. … Continue reading Giftedness
While waiting at the station in Malmö I browsed the PocketShop store. I often do that, browse a book store without intent to buy anything. Books matter to me and give me a lot. I noticed "The Rosie Project" book and picked it up. It's marketed as fun and entertaining. A quick look inside supported … Continue reading The Rosie Project
Not accepting change Thx Change is inevitable! Deal with it I love that dialogue. One way to deal with change is to Work with me. I found the image at Brilliantly smart-ass responses to completely well-meaning signs.
“How does one become a butterfly?" she asked. "You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.” - Trina Paulus Serendipity at work I had finished reading "Enchantment" by Guy Kawasaki which has an origami butterfly on the front cover. The quote above turned up in my … Continue reading How does one become a butterfly?
A friend on Facebook posted a link to Webby Awards Founder and Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain (see video below). Brian Solis talks with Tiffany Shlain, filmmaker and Webby Awards founder, about her latest film "Connected: An Autoblogography About Love, Death, and Technology". It's a very interesting conversation about being connected, about independence and interdependence. It's also … Continue reading Tiffany Shlain and Connected
I am evaluating 2010 and preparing for 2011. As part of the process I have picked My 3 Words for 2011 and I'm Reinventing My Business. This blog post is about how I work on creating a foundation for the year(s) to come. The Law of Attraction In A Scary Admission Chris Brogan admits that … Continue reading How To Get What You Want – part 1
About two years ago I posted Goals, guidelines and keywords with my three words for 2009: Trust, Connect and Grow. About a year ago I posted Ready for 2010 where I listed my three words: Trust, Connect and Grow. I kept the words I had selected for 2009, they were still important to me. In … Continue reading My 3 Words for 2011
November 15 to 19 I attended a five day UGL (Understanding Group and Leader) course. It was a great course, I learned more about group dynamics and leadership plus got more self-insight. We were eight attending and during the week we went from strangers to a very well functioning group, learning along the way. Action … Continue reading UGL course
My previous post, Brené Brown on Connection, made me look around for more videos at You Tube and I found Brené Brown - The Price of Invulnerability. That's another great presentation by Brené Brown. TEDxKC talk synopsis: In our anxious world, we often protect ourselves by closing off parts of our lives that leave us … Continue reading Brené Brown – The Price of Invulnerability
Sarah Robinson has a post about More On Living a Connected Life at Escaping Mediocrity. It's a terrific video with Brene Brown from TEDx Houston. I had problems viewing the video at Sarah's site so I located the video on You Tube, TEDxHouston - Brené Brown. The video is 20 minutes long (or short rather, … Continue reading Brené Brown on Connection