Intention

Time Travel and the Value of Practicing Presence

We are masters of time travel Racing back to the future Thoughts Distractions Worries Always on our way somewhere else To something else Everywhere but here and now The prevailing story is that we have more distractions, more information and more decisions pressing on our lives than ever before. Our attention span is shrinking; as Continue reading Time Travel and the Value of Practicing Presence

Monday Meditations 4 – The Danger of Denial

“If anyone can show me, and prove to me, that I am wrong in thought or deed, I will gladly change. I seek the truth, which never yet hurt anybody. It is only persistence in self-delusion and ignorance which does harm.” – Marcus Aurelius When I read this passage in “Meditations” I grabbed my pen Continue reading Monday Meditations 4 – The Danger of Denial

Monday Meditations 1 – The Reset Before You Restart

This is the first in a series of Monday meditations designed to help you prepare yourself for the week ahead. Think of it as an opportunity to reset before you restart. For this series, I will be drawing from the writings of ancient philosophers and spiritual teachers whose timeless wisdom still has much to offer Continue reading Monday Meditations 1 – The Reset Before You Restart

Creatures of a Day

All of us are creatures of a day; the rememberer and the remembered¬†alike. – Marcus Aurelius Work long enough and the moment comes when you must reckon with the reality that all the time and energy you are investing or have invested is for something that will fade away. Everything you’ve created will eventually¬†be destroyed. Continue reading Creatures of a Day

Leadership Unscripted

“Shakespeare will never be made by the study of Shakespeare.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson You are evolving. Learning to lead. Soaking up the experience. Consuming information. Aspiring to be like those successful leaders you read about. <insert record-scratching sound effect> Wait. That last line. Is the goal to be the best version of a leader Continue reading Leadership Unscripted