Is It A Meteor Or A Pebble?

The day after Valentine’s Day, a 50-meter meteorite skimmed past the earth, closer than any other in history.  A shock wave, the people in Russian called it.  Reading about the 1200 injured, the 30 million dollars worth of damage, and the wild frightening light, scenes flashed through my head of people running in the streets, women screaming.  Panic. Meteors in our work lives may be: the office is closing, your …
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Why It’s Hard to Show Up

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post about showing up for your talent.  A good friend of mine called to tell me how much she liked the post, but she continued to observe that she was not showing up for what she loved doing. Can you please tell me why it’s so hard and what I can do about it? Here’s what I told her: Most of us …
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Are You Showing Up?

I just realized I’m not. And I realized it in the best way possible.  I was in Nashville, Tennessee on a Saturday night, eating barbeque in a cozy house listening to the most hip-shaking, soul moving music.  Mark Selby, a musical virtuoso cowboy from Oklahoma was on guitar, his wife Tia Sillers was singing.  And I was getting lost in every hard strumming song, every bluesy guitar piece set to …
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