Other Peoples’ Shoes

People don’t care what you know until they know that you care. You can be the smartest person in the room, but it doesn’t matter until that opportunity to show genuine empathy. That moment to connect on a meaningful level. True connection that reveals your humanity, not some superficial Facebook-level connection. Such intuitive awareness ofContinue reading “Other Peoples’ Shoes”

Everything is Made Beautiful for it’s Own Time

Until this weekend, this looked like a weed. And every weekend since Spring, I thought about pulling it. Boy am I glad I didn’t. Look how beautiful it is. Unbeknownst to me, it was designed to be beautiful. It was created to be a thing a beauty. To see that, patience was required. Long afterContinue reading “Everything is Made Beautiful for it’s Own Time”

The Wolf Who Cried Human

One of the keys to wolves’ survival is how they work as a pack to hunt and catch prey, feed their pups, and protect their territory. The pack protects the den by chasing away potential predators. The system works simply because there is trust among the members of the pack. Trust enables them to work in concert to serve their mutual interests.Continue reading “The Wolf Who Cried Human”

More Eyes & Ears, Less Mouth

I’m an ex-football player and coach. My position was running back. What’s the most important attribute of a good running back? Their eyes. Their vision. How they see the field, i.e. what’s developing in front of them, which enables them to read and react. As with being a good running back, being a good personContinue reading “More Eyes & Ears, Less Mouth”