Feeling stuck? Here’s how to get lift-off without burnout

Feeling stuck? Here’s how to get lift-off without burnout

For most of my adult life I felt stuck. I knew that I wasn't living my best life, but inertia and resistance kept me grounded... like an airplane on the tarmac unable to get enough momentum to achieve lift-off. Conventional wisdom said I simply needed to work harder. That's what an airplane pilot would do, [...]

There’s no such thing as personal transformation.

There’s no such thing as personal transformation.

We’re drowning in advice about personal transformation; books, articles, speeches, and blogs chock-full of how-to’s and sage advice. In my earlier years, I ate it all up. I thought I needed to transform myself into who I wanted to be. Today, after a couple decades of what others might call a mid-life personal transformation — changing my [...]

VIDEO: The back story for Intent+Improv

I'm on my soapbox! If you're interested in personal transformation, I talk about the transitions... how we can bring a key innovation process from the business world into our personal growth. If you'd like to jump to the most relevant spot::42: overview of divergence and convergence2:14: overview of Kegan's evolution of the self5:19: mash-up of [...]