Our 3 Most Popular Essays of 2020!
As we say good-bye to 2020 and welcome 2021, we want to share our 3 most popular essays of the year. Thank you for following along on the journey as we all learn how to grow and create together. To the Creator in you and may your 2021 be awesome!
Layers of Protection
Risky and uncertain times can be an excuse to keep your head buried in the sand. On the other hand, as we have heard from many of you, it can be a time to ponder how to be your best self in relating to others and your experience.
Understanding more about how you protect yourself can be a path toward deeper personal insight. The question arises, how do your protection strategies… [read more]
The Value of Emotional Deposits
In a recent conversation, a good friend raved about the CEO in his global consulting firm. He said that the CEO had always been rather cold and aloof and rarely shared personal information, but everything had changed since the beginning of the pandemic.
Now, that CEO sends weekly emails to all employees, not only updating them on the state of the business, but also expressing uncharacteristic vulnerability about how he is feeling and dealing personally with the virus and sudden change to the company. The CEO shared that journaling has helped relieve his stress and even… [read more]
Assume Innocent Intent
Picture this scene: You are rushing out the door from work heading to soccer practice to pick up your young daughter. Your boss catches you and says, “We really need your project report in the morning.”
“Sure” you say, “it’s all but done. See you tomorrow,” and you keep running to your car.
On the way to soccer practice you obsess about your boss’s demand that you finish a report that originally wasn’t due for another week. In your mind, your story grows… [read more]