Tag: decisions

When Running Away Is Running Toward

When Running Away Is Running Toward

“Hello, How are Y…?” “Carl” interrupted my greeting before I could finish. “Karin, I have to leave my company.” Not your typical Saturday morning phone call. He was fired up. He’s an old friend, and he’d been with his company for nearly two decades.  I figured he was calling to have me talk him off the ledge. I’m familiar with that ledge– I’ve

The Power of Yes

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“Yes-let’s said Tigger, bouncing a little, even though he had no idea what was to be begun. He liked to be asked to do things, and he liked to be asked to do them first, and he always said “yes,” because it is much more interesting when you do.” -David Benedictus, Return to the Hundred Acre Wood As leaders (or community members, parents, friends), deciding where to spend our physical