We’ve all experienced the feeling of hitting a brick wall. Those periods in our careers (or lives) when we no longer have the energy to take “it” down brick by brick, we can’t seem to get over “it”, and “it” is just too big to get around. Whatever “it” is seems insurmountable.
Last week I had a meltdown. I’d been working on a project I thought would take two or three weeks. Six weeks into the project not one, but two issues, both outside of my control, surfaced. One’s been lingering for a couple of weeks and has been exasperated by the weather. The second is oneContinue reading “… “and the wisdom to know the difference.””
I’m heartbroken for the Jacksonville community who is living through the aftermath of yet another school shooting. I’m also saddened and frustrated we haven’t put our differences aside to address the complex social issues that led to, not only this shooting, but the dozens of other issues our nation and our world are facing. AsContinue reading “Admiring Our Problems”
I was first introduced to the concept of “owning my own power” after complaining to a friend about a professional colleague. My friend wisely asked me how I had addressed the issue with my colleague. I found it tough to admit that I hadn’t. He paused and said, “Own your own power and quit actingContinue reading “Own Your Own Power”
During the Super Bowl, probably about halftime, I was on my way home after running some errands. I had the radio on and was listening to an interview with Tim Urban about procrastination. Tim, a blogger whose blog, Wait but Why, explores procrastination. He described his early theory that procrastinator’s brains were different than non-procrastinators.Continue reading “Procrastination”