Geraldine Schmidt is the founder of The Story Weavers. An online service that connects kids from around the world through monthly collaborative writing projects. It’s all about nurturing kids active communication skills. Geraldine says that “Everything previous to this was preparation for what I am doing now.”
A tongue in cheek LinkedIn comment asking: “Are there any course out there on how to stop buying courses?” Is the prompt for exploring what it takes to move through the stuck places into new territory.
Terry’s passion was to follow a career in Law Enforcement, even though his father was against it. His dream career led him through challenges and life threatening situations but none were as great as the challenge of choosing to live a healthy and fulfilling life even in the face of imminent death.
This week we are exploring what we need to De-Commit from in order to Commit to the new goals we are aspiring towards.
Values are an integral part of the choices we make, in the way we live our lives and who we associate with and yet we rarely consciously list them. One advantage of clearly defining your values is that it helps you make critical choices or resolve complex issues where a decision is required. For example when choosing a new job, partner, role or life direction.
Today’s Shortcast Topic, I’m So Excited is about those magically joyful moments that remind us how to celebrate the exuberance of passion. It is prompted by a chance encounter in the supermarket this morning.
“My jaw dropped when Ziad said he managed the kitchen but hated cooking. But none of this stopped him.”
I asked this young assistant “how is your day going” and she replied with “Oh yeah, living the dream” in a sarcastic sort of way.
“The world doesn’t need a handful of people living perfectly sustainably, it needs billions living imperfectly sustainably. Doing what we can to make a difference.”
“Take imperfect action Now! We overthink everything too much. If you take action, give it a try and see what happens.”
I am noticing that my latest Netflix box sets are turning up as night time action in my dreams, and whilst this is very entertaining, I have been wondering if I am giving this inner resource the best materials to work with.
“Success is about balance, having a life where energy, time and resources are shared between the things that are important to us.”