During my recent time at Modern Elder Academy, “time affluence” was a term we discussed that stayed with me. It resonated because when I was raising four busy kids, I felt much more time poor than I do in my quiet house today.Continue reading “Time for Curiosity”
My Modern Elder Academy Experience
I am someone who LOVES having something on the calendar to look forward to — usually a trip.
One of the trips I’ve been most looking forward to, for several years in fact, was a visit to Modern Elder Academy (MEA) to spend time with Chip Conley and learn more on the topic of “Wise Leadership.”
We have to be able to see something in our minds before we can bring it into being.Continue reading “Imagination Exemplified”
“Use your imagination!”
What do you picture? A toddler in a superhero cape perhaps, or holding some crayons?
We tend to think of imagination as the territory of the young, and as an individual pursuit. But what would it look like if imagining were reclaimed by groups of adults? What might we unleash together?Continue reading “Imagination”
In the work I do with non-profits, a great deal of what gets done happens through collaboration. And truly impactful collaboration requires a great deal of trust. Often, that trust is extended as a leap of faith out of commitment to the desired impact more than as a result of past history of working successfully together.Continue reading “Trust Exemplified”