Craftsmanship is how you go about your daily tasks. It involves skill, often physical, acquired through hours and hours of practice until it becomes muscle memory. It also involved expertise, knowing how something is done, which tools to use, what good looks like and what the process steps are to achieve it. And often, it … Continue reading Meet the values: Craftsmanship
Our lives consist of multiple facets that all grow and develop. Just not all at the same speed - remember puberty? (Hormones vs neocortex in the neverending battle of "is that actually a good idea"). Later, as our adult lives are chugging along, unless we get pushed from the outside, we rarely stop and check … Continue reading On speed
Where are we? Where do we go? What are safe paths, or obstacles along the way? When it comes to our own lives, often there are no maps, or none that we would consider valid. Some of the guiding lights from this journey have to come from within ourselves. Values are a good starting point. … Continue reading Clear line of sight
Looking to make change can be a bit scary. What if the new thing is not in fact better? What will the others think? Will I lose respect? Will they (still) be proud of me? They were so happy when I got XYZ, what if I now want something else? Holidays can be especially tricky … Continue reading On approval (you’re OK)
We talked about perfection in my last post, now that we have hopefully loosened up a bit on that one, let's look into what "better" looks like. Let's face it, if we are breaking new ground, what "good" looks like might not be clear to us, and that makes it very hard to plan for. … Continue reading What does “better” look like?