This post was originally published on September 29, 2011.
I want to share an emerging learning. That which we seek to control, is that of which we must let go. In a way, this is similar to the quote by Richard Bach (and more recently a song lyric by Sting), “if you love someone, set them free.” What I’m talking about here is a bit different though, as it has not to do with people, so much as it has to do with situations or events.
For example, I have wasted an unquantifiable amount of time and energy worrying about...
This post was originally published on September 9, 2011.
Following a recent talk in which I presented my Change Reaction(s)™ model (note: The name has since changed to the View Finder Perceptions Model™), somebody asked me a question that I have been contemplating ever since. The person asked what to do when a leader is...
This post was originally published on August 25, 2011.
A colleague once told me, following a decision that he had made with which I was unhappy, “it’s business, not personal.” “I know.” I replied. That was years ago, yet that brief conversation has remained with me through the years.
On the surface it seems innocuous enough, but, upon reflection, even though...
This post was originally published on August 5, 2011
There is a fight going on in a northern part of my State, which I recently read about in our local newspaper. It involves employees who have been locked out of work because they rejected a union contract that was presented to them.
The union and its members complained that there were...
This post was originally published on July 29, 2011
There are three women in my life who are currently pregnant. For all three women and their families, these pregnancies will be a significant change. Even though each woman is going through the same change event, however, each of their reactions to the news have been very different.
Upon learning the news, one of the women, let’s call her Abigail, mentioned how...
This post was originally published on July 22, 2011.
Recently I have had to face the potential death of one, and possibly two beloved family members. Both are still alive; however, both are also nearing the end of their life cycles, which, I am happy to say, have lasted nearly a century.
While all involved are well aware that...
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