Category: Self-Reflection

Step into the Mystery

September 3, 2019

“I step into the day. I step into my life. I step into the mystery. Aho!” I learned this Ojibwe saying at a meditation class. […]

Inner Voice Time

August 1, 2019

Carpet cleaning, check. Date for getting REAL ID at the DMV, check. Car detailing to be scheduled, check. Plants on porch getting an overhaul, check. […]

The Dodo in Real Time

May 31, 2019

In a keynote at a conference on exponential learning, I saw a video by Harvard Innovation Lab about the evolution of the desk. If you […]

Be Both Human and Resource

May 1, 2019

David Brook’s, the op-ed columnist for the NY Times, caused me to have a saliva moment last week. For anyone that hasn’t heard my story, […]

If In Doubt, Be Helpful

April 1, 2019

I attend conferences frequently and I find myself not being able to head into a windowless room too many times or see too many keynoters […]

Living The ‘Shine Theory’ Out Loud

January 7, 2019

I am working on it. Seriously. It is one of my goals for the new year. NOT to be comparative. Not to be envious. For […]

Thanks For Nothing

November 30, 2018

Ah, the provocative title. ‘Thanks for nothing.’ Kind of snarky and self-pitying, right? But never fear, the story turns out to be a positive one.
I […]

Carpe Diem

November 1, 2018

When I was 10, I went for the first, and last time, to Camp Lake Hubert in Northern MN. I was terribly homesick for most […]

Overwhelmed Already?

September 4, 2018

As schools start and my work moves into a higher gear, I find myself more fatigued. I am not as ‘ready’ for the intensity of […]

Long Way To Go

August 1, 2018

When I was starting 5th grade, my mother wrote to my teacher that I lacked empathy. I caught a glimpse of that note, felt the […]