MAWMonday Motivators 05/21/2017

Forced to Launch Last week was about loss. This week is about launch. It follows logically. After you stare, flat on your back at rock bottom and make the choice to get up again, the choice is both physical and mental. Perhaps the greatest challenge is with the emotions. Emotions that come from what ifs, felt mistakes, regrets, and pride. These moments are ripe for a harvest. ...
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MAWMonday Motivators 05/14/2017

Have You Lost Enough to Overcome Your Fear? "Let's do it. What do I have to lose?" There is something about not having much or losing it all that clears the pathway to bold ideas and new strategies. Could it be that your fears are not encapsulated within the rationalizations and intellectualizations you communicate? Could it be that they are really your veiled attempt to ...
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MAWMonday Motivators 05/07/2017

Keep Moving Forward: A Legacy Perspective I offer a bonus tweet today setting the stage for this week's #MAWMondayMotivators. I am inspired by the imagery of tomb, today, and womb. The choice to move forward isn't just about movement. It is also about leaving. Leaving involves loss. But, that's only sight focused in one direction. In the other direction is gain and progress. I...
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MAWMonday Motivators 04/30/2017

Giving What You Don't Owe You don't owe anyone anything. I believe that. What I am asking is, "What do you have to give?" I have written several pieces about empathy, but I'm afraid that the problem goes beyond our inability to see each other's choices as reasonable. We are vigilant and ever-ready to call names and dehumanize. At this point, I would settle for just an unprovok...
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