On Embracing Change

I’ve been thinking a lot about how we experience change in our lives. It’s not really surprising that it’s been on my mind after this past year. No matter how much we thought we might be insulated from change, I don’t know a single person who didn’t have their lives impacted in some way byContinue reading “On Embracing Change”

The Hidden Cost of Quitting

We’ve all heard some version of the saying that begins “when the going gets tough…” But the reality is that when things get difficult, even the tough find it very tempting to look for reasons to give up. And to be fair, quitting can be the right decision – but the hidden costs of thatContinue reading “The Hidden Cost of Quitting”

Saturday Morning Musing: Dropping Anchor in a Storm

When a vessel drops anchor to ride out the buffeting of a storm, it is wisdom, not failure to make progress towards the destination. It is good to know within ourselves when we need to find our anchor to ride out a difficult experience . Perseverance is understanding when to anchor and when it isContinue reading “Saturday Morning Musing: Dropping Anchor in a Storm”

Four Things That Are Not Failure But Feel Like It

Fail early. Fail often. Fail fast. Fail faster. Fail better. Fail forward. Fail towards success. Here’s a thought. How about we just stop with all of the marshmallow mantras about how failure is good? Failure is not some ethereal goal, and it’s irresponsible to try to sell it as such. Failure means we got something wrong –Continue reading “Four Things That Are Not Failure But Feel Like It”