And I wrote every day. Because I had to. Because it burned in me. Because we just don’t have much time. Because the Waiting Room is not a place to live. Because the Waiting Room is a place where something true and brave in us can die.
When our ideas of what it means to be a writer come crashing into the reality of being a writer, we can get confused. When we have the audacity to stand on solid ground, looking inward with discernment and compassion, we will write deep Stories that transform readers.
When Jonah Berger was a teenager, his grandmother gave him a copy of Malcolm Gladwell’s The Tipping Point (2000). The book tells the story about how ideas become influential. The young Berger relished the intellectual journey Gladwell took him on….
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These four elements form the basis for the Story she had to tell, for the Story of what she and her business are all about, the Story of how she repeatedly, consistently, and effectively takes her clients and customers – her audience – from an undesired state to a desired state.
The Question How do we shape a meaningful life of creating, build a signature presence with integrity, and make a difference? That’s the singular question I’ve been tracking and living for most of my adult life. It turns out it’s a…