Never Lose Your Why

As we grow we sometimes lose sight of why we chose the work we do. Instead of serving a cause we shifted to serving for likes, recognition...climbing painfully up the attention status hierarchy. Today I went back to a simple exercise I did in 2005....I stated all the reasons why I wanted to achieve 3 … Continue reading Never Lose Your Why

What’s Your Word?

Have you ever heard about choosing one word and living with it for a year? Well some time back in November I decided to choose joy. Joy is the highest energy of all. It's the magical sense that everything is possible; it springs from appreciating the gifts in each moment except I wasn't doing that. … Continue reading What’s Your Word?

How are you telling YOUR story?

Brene Brown says that if we OWN the story we can write the ending. Jardin has just started a new chapter. Yesterday Jardin reopened after three months of dismantling, breaking down, re-visioning and rebuilding. I walked through the door and was in awe. There was no grand opening, just business as usual...friends huddled together over … Continue reading How are you telling YOUR story?

The Power of Your Words

Sure we say...it's just a joke...if I can't laugh at myself sometimes then who am I? I'm just poor and polite You know me...underloved...underpaid Memes abound...what our bank accounts look like...our take home pay doesn't take us home...we're blowing our retirement money and going on a trip...should be back by lunchtime. Funny? Sure! But Maya … Continue reading The Power of Your Words