Leading by Example, For Example
I love words.
I love how bendable they are.
The way they can shift and contort into different shapes depending on how they are deployed.
I love how often they accidentally reveal the genius hidden in our language.
Reading The Tea Leaves
Sometimes, we are smacked in the face with a lesson acutely. The way we learn about ourselves can take many forms. We enter a situation
The Enemy of Great is Good, Right?
“The enemy of great is good.” I’ve been hearing that for the longest time. You can be comfortable with good. You can be satisfied with
Occasionally, the universe likes to make itself known.
To reveal itself. It’s almost as if it can hear us wondering about its efficacy. And then BLAM. Last Friday, I went for a run.
Some of my worst decisions have been motivated by fear.
Fear of not being enough. Fear of never mattering. Fear of not being remembered. A whole amalgam of different shapes and colors that boil down
I would not describe myself as puritanical.
But the east coast, where I grew up, certainly carries those affectations. Head down. Driving forward. No complaining. There is SOME virtue in this way
What does it mean to be the greatest in the world?
Ambition is a double-edged sword. Or a coin with two distinct sides. Or maybe it’s more like McDonald’s – a modest amount can fit into
Inside Practice and Outside Practice
As I look at the last few years, I see a pattern developing. There is a period of inside practice. And it is followed by
What does surrender look like to you?
I know that for me, there’s an immediate connotation of weakness. Surrender means to receive or accept an outcome without resistance. It sounds like giving