Necessary Endings

The beginning of a new year is time for a fresh start with new opportunities and a new focus.  One common approach to capitalize on a new year is to simply design what to begin or restart.  Little thought, however,  is given to what must be ended.  “Great is the art of the beginning, but greater… Continue reading Necessary Endings

I Don’t Want To!

Recently, I had one of those “I don’t want to” days.  I had begun my day with certain plans and when they were derailed, I visited the “I don’t want to” camp!  It was to be the first day in some time that I had space not to be on a schedule and I was… Continue reading I Don’t Want To!

Reactivating Your Passion

"Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forward." - Kierkegaard Lance Wubbels has captured the essence of the "live life forward" idea with these simple but powerful affirmations: From this moment forward...I stop the blame game and excuses.  I am responsible for my life and for where I am today.  I cannot blame the… Continue reading Reactivating Your Passion

Clutter and Passion

clut·ter  /ˈklətər/ Noun:  Collection of things lying about in an untidy mass. Verb:  Crowd (something) untidily; fill with clutter. Synonyms:  "confusion - muddle - mess - disorder - muss - jumble"   Walking into my office one morning, it suddenly occurred to me why I had been unable to make any progress on two projects I was working on. … Continue reading Clutter and Passion