Category Archives: Life Lines

PRESILIENCE

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  A critical attribute of successful venturing is the ability to survive disappointment and recover from disaster – a property called RESILIENCE. But trying to extract a rejuvenating infusion from an empty reservoir is a tough proposition! The question posed here is: How does one build the CAPACITY for Resilience — BEFORE it’s required? How […]

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Anchorings

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Life-coach gurus talk about “Life Balance” … a very helpful reflective concept for different people at different points in their personal lives …  especially for when they feel “out of sorts”, “at loose ends” or “disconnected”. But many of us – and most of those at the top – function OFF-BALANCE most of the time […]

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COMMUNITATION

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“Communitation” is the fine art of PARTICIPATORY COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT.  It is the art of intentionally, actively and proactively participating in a thriving, collaborative COMMUNITY. Lee Shulman Bierer [ www.collegeadmissionsstrategies.com ], provides an excellent example of “Communitation” applied to the process of seeking admission to college.  Her recommendations include: Watch online videos and take virtual tours […]

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Wear The Hat

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It’s more than a bit disarming/disconcerting when spurious things insert themselves into our personal agenda and impose themselves on our personal radar – things we didn’t “ask for”, that don’t really “fit” the persona we have meticulously shaped for ourselves, that just don’t “feel” right and that we just don’t “feel” like doing – at […]

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FIVE HANDED NAVIGATION

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LIFE’S TOUGH! The CHALLENGES are FORMIDABLE The RESPONSIBILITIES are AWESOME The EXPECTATIONS are OUT OF SIGHT And TIME is always TOO SHORT for what we want and need to do Consequently, it’s increasingly clear that getting through life “on our own two feet with our own two hands” won’t get the job entirely done. We […]

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