Our imagination is fed by our memory.
Seems counterintuitive, doesn’t it. Our imagination pulls us toward a new future, but it’s anchored in our past.
It’s very hard for us to imagine something of which we have never seen any of the component parts. We can put them together in novel ways, but if we are working from a limited library of images in the first place, our ability to be creative is stifled.
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As I write this piece, I am grateful to be in Madrid, at the start of our annual face-to-face Board meeting for the International Association of Facilitators.
When we talk to our members, the three things they identify as seeking from this Association are professional credibility, professional community and satisfying their professional curiosity. These align with what I too appreciate from being involved.
Continue reading “Upping our Game Together”
Last week, I co-hosted Through the Chrysalis with my friends Brent Klassen and Val Steinmann at their farm at Heartwood Cidery. It was a glorious day to explore transitions, not just because the weather was unseasonably warm and the people lovely, but also because it felt great to take action on something we’ve been thinking about for a while.
Continue reading “When was the last time you tried something new?”
When people are willing to be early adopters, it signals curiosity to me.
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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.
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