Judging Words

I teach what I call “thoughtful release” when I guide people in making their keep/let go decisions about their stuff. One of my mentors pointed out that “thoughtful” has several…

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Juan David Garzon

I’d never thought of music as “play” until I listened to Juan David Garzon’s 2021 Playful Creative Summit presentation “Collective Creativity Sparks Motivation.” Which surprised me, because I can remember…

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Sticker Askew

If you look closely at the photo  in this post, you’ll notice that the pretty little sticker I picked up at Seattle ReCreative is off-center relative to the hole punched…

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VUCA is a four-letter word

colorful tangled ropes

VUCA, an acronym for “volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity,” means, in other words, “STUFF HAPPENS.” Drs. Warren Bennis and Burt Nanus, originators of a business research discipline known as  “Leadership…

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Plated Imperfection

I like to cook. I enjoy food’s presentation, known as “plating.” And I agree with Voltaire, who wrote “Perfect is the enemy of the good.” A client recently let me…

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