December 8 , 2022 /

DAY EIGHT – CONTINUING THE JOURNEY

Seven days on a calendar makes a week, one day following another in one of the most predictable and reliable sequences we experience. Twenty-four hours, the same for everyone with the difference being in how we choose to spend that time.  Beyond some of the necessary functions of eating and sleeping, and for many, working,

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December 7 , 2022 /

DAY SEVEN – A LARGER VIEW

As a contrast to the two previous days of details, we are now going to the 30,000 foot view and have a look at the bigger picture.  It may seem like a flip-flop from one extreme to the other.  In a test, the question would start with, “Compare and contrast…..” asking us to consider similarities

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December 5 , 2022 /

DAY FIVE – INDOOR DETAILS

It was an Anglican Bishop, Frances Atterbury, who said, “It’s attention to detail that makes the difference between average and stunning.”  What we see every day may seem ordinary, familiar and even, at times, boring.  It is perhaps why we travel to other places to get a different view of something we might regard as

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December 4 , 2022 /

DAY FOUR – OBSERVING

Today, begin noticing your surroundings in some detail, eyes wide open to shapes, colors, designs and little things.  Whether you are inside or out of doors will change the view so let’s start with indoors and notice where and how you are sitting.  Secondly, if you look straight ahead what do you see?  Now look

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December 3 , 2022 /

DAY THREE – SETTLING IN

Easing into the new and unfamiliar is not flipping a switch from off to on or out to in.  It is getting used to something gradually, a step at a time, little by little, not all at once like jumping into the deep end where we may be over our heads. Becoming comfortable with something

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November 28 , 2022 /

LEARN CHANGE GROW

For years, I used this mantra LEARN CHANGE GROW as a guide for innovative change as I believed it was a simple reminder of a process and a way of making progress both as individuals and as organizations.  The goal was evolving into a new and different way of being in the world, something familiar

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