Scott Mabry

Thoughts On Being Available

“We’re in this life, and if you’re not available, the sort of ordinary time goes past and you didn’t live it. But if you’re available, life gets huge. You’re really living it.” – Bill Murray Wondering if I’m available for life… To open a door. Make me laugh. Make me cry. Challenge me. Inspire me. Continue reading Thoughts On Being Available

Six Attributes of Proactive Leaders

“We are not our feelings. We are not our moods. We are not our thoughts.” ~ Stephen Covey The world is changing rapidly and leaders face relentless pressure to adapt and meet these new demands. We are expected to step into the fray and guide the organization through a complex maze of choices and risk. Continue reading Six Attributes of Proactive Leaders

“We are the Story” – The Beauty of Leading in Community

“Community happens when people give their best to achieve a common purpose because they appreciate, enjoy and care deeply about the people with whom they are serving.” Consider some of your most powerful, emotional and memorable work and life experiences. For many of us our “best moments” involved accomplishing something challenging while working alongside people Continue reading “We are the Story” – The Beauty of Leading in Community

A Leader’s Relationship with Fear

Fear is the unseen hand that influences almost everything we do. It is present in every relationship. It intervenes in every decision. It responds to every event. It assumes every intent. We’re wired for fear. And we don’t like to talk about it. That sounds pretty dramatic, but I’m really just setting the context. Our Continue reading A Leader’s Relationship with Fear

Revisiting: A Glimpse Into a Life

“I had a glimpse into the life…the person I wanted to be and I was afraid I could never be that.” – Umberto Crenca, Founder AS220 This quote expressed in a powerful story I heard during BIF10, struck me deeply. In a moment of clarity and vision, Umberto saw what he was meant to do and Continue reading Revisiting: A Glimpse Into a Life