The Uncertainty of Pain

The Uncertainty of Pain

This week I’ve got a good friend with me — Pam Maguire — who has been so helpful as to assist me in eating the delicious lunch I have prepared. Pam, as any good friend should, is also talking with me about life, the universe, and how strangely difficult it can...
Live in Your Now

Live in Your Now

In last week’s newsletter, Going Back to the Well, I shared how I’m returning to the wellspring of creativity within myself by going on a three-week sojourn in Thailand. I’m there now and am already amazed at the places I’ve travelled and...
Go Back to the Well

Go Back to the Well

We all need to take an occasional break from our day-to-day lives, with its deadlines, to-do lists, and endless commitments. But sometimes it is difficult to put on the brakes and just stop. Why is taking a break so important? I know for certain that our brains need...
Doing Battle With Fear

Doing Battle With Fear

This week, I want to address the topic of fear. Fear will always come up for us, as individuals, much more frequently than we think is common or acceptable. The question is, how do we approach such a negative, pervasive feeling when it relates to our businesses? For...
Focusing on your Strengths

Focusing on your Strengths

It is one of the seemingly constant traits in humans that we tend to focus on the negative. When it comes to assessing our own strengths and weaknesses, our attention goes most naturally to the “weaknesses” part of this dichotomy, and we try to improve by...