The GreenLight View on Career Purpose

Plan, Action, Surrender, and Repeat

I want to focus on the power of surrender. The older I get, the longer I coach, the more I have the privilege of witnessing loved one's lives; what I know to be true is that there is a rhythm to life. There is an ebb and flow to life, like how the seasons have different feelings and energy associated with them, so does our individual life. Especial...

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Moving from Conflict to Connection

I once had a professor (an expert in conflict and communication) say that in life we are either presently in a conflict, just getting out of conflict or about to enter a conflict. Conflict is the condition in which people’s concerns - the things they care about - appear to be incompatible. Conflict is inevitable. Human beings are dynamic and can ...

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Allow This Time of Year to Nurture Your Soul

This time of year (season) is a calling to slow down, reconnect, plant the seeds you want to harvest in the Spring. It can also be a time of stress with the Holidays and travel. I want to encourage you to follow the lead of the season and slow way down. Allow the natural cycle of going inward, and quieting the mind to take place. Notice what sho...

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Rumi—The Guest House

This being human is a guest-house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they're a crowd of sorrows, Who violently sweep your house empty of its furniture. Still, treat each guest honorably...

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Good Luck or Bad Luck

Recently, my friend shared this Zen koan with me and I  enjoyed the perspective and thought you might as well. Once upon the time there was an old farmer who had worked his crops for many years. One day his horse ran away. Upon hearing the news, his neighbors came to visit. “Such bad luck,” they said sympathetically. “Perhaps,” th...

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