I’ve recently been thinking about the potential for ‘failure’ … and the risks we take that lead us there. The last five years have been an opportunity for me to engage in calculated risks over, and over, and over again. Some are big risks (life changing relationship decision kind of risks) and some are smaller… Continue reading Saying Yes to “Failure”
Yes, we can!
~ Barack Obama
I came across this article the other day which revealed that Barack Obama thought the “Yes, we can!” slogan was too corny when he first read it… Michelle disagreed. So he said Yes, and agreed to use it. What a great example of the Trusting Yes!
Also a great example of the Power of Yes – the things we can accomplish when we give hope and a positive attitude. Regardless of how you voted (if you could) or whether you agree with him and his policies, it’s clear the tone of his campaign (Yes!) had a major impact.
I got an email last night asking me if I would like to take on an interesting project in the next year. I know all the players, I’ve worked with them before, and I respect their abilities and drive. The project is a good one: it’s a good career move, it’s intriguing, and I’ll learn… Continue reading The Trusting Yes
Yesterday I made the comment to my supervisor that “… i’ve been pretty lucky“ to which he responded that he finds the people who work hardest seem to have the most luck… what a lovely compliment that was! It led me to reflect on my concept of ‘luck’ and what makes me feel so lucky…… Continue reading Musings on Luck