Harnessing the Power of Failure, Trauma & Adversity

“We’ve all heard the usual examples: Michael Jordan cut from his high school basketball team, Walt Disney fired by a newspaper editor for not being creative enough, the Beatles turned away by a record executive who told them that ‘guitar groups are on their way out.’ In fact, many of their winning mantras essentially describe … Read more

Change & What Happens When a Tree Falls

“One doesn’t discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore.” —Andre Gide, French author Image of forest with fallen tree courtesy of dan at FreeDigitalPhotos.net. I heard a very fine and wise speaker at a grief retreat weekend a few weeks back. His subject was “What happens when a tree dies?” The … Read more