Beauty of Beginnings – July 2nd | Beauty of Beginnings

In a world obsessed with growth in size, financial profit and acquisition, it is healthy to consider what we might want to scale. We might focus on scaling love. Or creativity. Perhaps a touch of mischief – a mini whiplash of the unexpected. Human connection. The real kind, heart to heart. Intimate. Vulnerable. How about we scale inspiration – breathing … Read More

Beauty of Beginnings – May 16th | Beauty of Beginnings

We all reach a place where holding on by our fingernails is no longer possible. We have to let go. We have to let the effort of holding on dissolve. We must be willing to fall back into the nothingness. Not knowing if there will be anything there to support our fall. No longer even trusting, because we have let … Read More

Beauty of Beginnings – May 3rd | Beauty of Beginnings

Integrity in action. A virtual team working on a project over months, and a breach of trust occurs when a sensitive piece of data is shared outside the team with damaging consequence. The leader immediately alerts the team to the breach, and to a violation of trust within the team. Within an hour the person who enacted the breach calls … Read More

Naivety as a value

When is naivety a value worth holding? ORIGIN mid 17th cent.: from French naïve, feminine of naïf, from Latin nativus ‘native, nature Hard hearted comes from being broken down by life. Deceived, not trusting. Defensive. If we do the ‘all in’ cost accounting for taking the stand of protectionism, the cost of the legals, time, energy, and then the emotional … Read More