Stepping forward and seizing the moment

Taking responsibility and being held accountable is what it means to step forward and say yes. What keeps people from stepping up?  Barriers of various types, to include social, cultural, or economic are good places to start the list.  Peer pressure and lack of confidence should be included as well.  Simply not wanting attention of any kind is also a … Read More

When the lights go off

It can be daunting to be suddenly thrust into a leadership position. As you work to figure out what to do next, it can feel like someone turned the lights off on you as you look for clues for your next move.  There may be a feeling of disorientation and an overwhelming sense of being alone as the darkness slams … Read More

A reality of the creative journey: it can be lonely

I’m still working through a number of books that I read a few years ago on the general themes of the hero’s journey and the creative path.  This quote caught my attention today: The modern hero, the modern individual who dares to heed the call and seek the mansion of that presence with whom it is our whole destiny to … Read More