Tag: Motivation

Why We Work – Louise Bush-Brown on Sir Christopher Wren

“Perhaps you have heard the story of Christopher Wren, one of the greatest of English architects, who walked one day unrecognized among the men who were at work upon the building of St. Paul’s cathedral in London which he had designed. “What are you doing?” he inquired of one of the workmen, and the man replied, “I am cutting a piece of stone.” As … Read More Why We Work – Louise Bush-Brown on Sir Christopher Wren

“…In Order To Learn To Do It.”

“I am always doing that which I can not, in order that I may learn how to do it.” – Van Gogh Most people I know don’t actually like being beginners. I can’t tell you the amount of times I have heard clients and friends say something like, “I’ve always wanted to learn how to play guitar (or speak another language, or sail, or run a … Read More “…In Order To Learn To Do It.”

Losing Sight Of The Shore

“One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.” – Andre Gide   Pursing any goal is a process of discovery. At some point between when we set out and when we arrive we are certain to find our selves discouraged, distracted, or feeling we are way off course. Here lies the importance of both … Read More Losing Sight Of The Shore

Something is better then nothing…

Half a job done is better than nothing at all. One of the great challenges I see when clients are trying to develop new habits is the perfectionist mind set. It seems we all want to be experts immediately. Or before we even begin we want the circumstances of our lives to be exactly right – the right about of time, the right atmosphere, … Read More Something is better then nothing…