Following 1000

  When my car’s odometer hit car 100,000 miles I pulled over and took note. Wow, I thought, where have I traveled these last six years?   When my 20-year-old son orchestrated his first trip to Japan I watched his flight soar overhead in awe and wonder. When did this child become a man?   Many moments in life are pause worthy. Some pauses are more meaningful than others. I’ve learned to pause whenever my instinct dictates. Even if just a brief nod, I’ll stop in midstream and observe. Life’s too short to miss a moment of beauty, to re-frame a notion or learn something new.   Today, I stop to notice that I am following…

Do it because it matters

  When Seth Godin (http://www.sethgodin.com/sg/) speaks about “resistance” and implores creatives, thought leaders and original thinkers to overcome their doubt, it is clear he also experiences the pit in his stomach and angst that accompanies such a platform. I understand all of this. Fear is the flip side of courage. As Brene Brown has experienced and points out (http://www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown_on_vulnerability.html) we need to have the courage to express our own convictions, be vulnerable and to dare greatly. I too am petrified. Like Seth and all who create, I wrestle every day with the tensions between courage and fear playing out within me. Seth implores us to SPEAK OUT about how we can improve what is. “Do it…