Month: August 2015

  • How to know what’s possible

    How to know what’s possible

    Creating something new requires both personal capacity and social conditions. These trees, for example, grew because the trees were healthy and because of favorable conditions of earth, air, water, light and temperature. When you have an idea or an opportunity comes your way, you too combine your personal beliefs, confidence and skills and social conditions […]

  • What it takes to embrace change

    What it takes to embrace change

    Designing what’s next requires you to move from life as you know it. It’s natural to protect what exists. We all do it. The first step in moving into your new life (and in being your own life coach) is to shift from the mindset of protecting the status quo into embracing the idea that […]

  • “What” comes before “how”

    “What” comes before “how”

    When you want to create change, you combine imagination and implementation. Too often the time to imagine is shortchanged. The well intentioned “get the job done”  rush past imagination to implementation is a key cause of change initiative failures. It’s natural to think of an idea and then ask  “how will you do that?” Unfortunately, […]