Creativity Unleashed – Tom Thum’s “The Orchestra In My Mouth”

This week I am away on personal retreat, so it seems this is a perfect time to share some lightness and fun while at the same time celebrating someone who has clearly followed his passion to the great delight of audiences around the world. A few weeks ago, in my weekly subscription to TED.com, there…

Behind the Success

Last week I shared Liz Murray’s TEDx talk about falling in love with possibility and never giving up on what matters to you. This week I write about a second message in her talk that is equally important. At the beginning of the talk, Liz tells a story to illustrate that, while we marvel at…

Finding the Courage to Follow Your Vision

Those of us called to do transformational work often have big visions. Sometimes a vision is so big or “out there” that others tell us we’re crazy or that there’s no way that it  can be accomplished. Yet that vision won’t let go of us. It’s part of who we are and why we are…

Engage the Unknown and the Fear Transforms

 More than anything, fear blinds, and only by stepping without hesitation into the next inch of the unknown can we build confidence in the life we are about to live. - Mark Nepo (The Book of Awakening) In recent weeks, I’ve been writing about taking a radical step, going for it, taking your gifts to…

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