A mentor, on the other hand, is trying to help their protege/mentee find the thing they want to be, and to push them toward that thing. I believe that’s best done by asking questions, but listening, and encouraging.

The Resolutions Post

More than a decade sitting on this one and I’m finally feeling the pull of it as being imperative rather than merely tempting.

31 in Review, Onward and Upward to 32

I make a point of marking my birthday with reviewing where I’ve come in the past year. I spoke in a prior post about the broader road traveled since I was a teenager, but my actual birthday this past Wednesday was a beautiful reminder of just how fantastic this past year has been. I can’t…

Doors Through Which We Might Go

I have a certain fascination with doors. I realize that in the real world, many of them don’t lead anywhere fantastic or magical. Oftentimes, the most enticing ones we see that warn of special access to employees only just lead to somewhere unremarkably industrial and pragmatic. There is one doorway that has always matched the…

If it Were Done

We all confront our demons at different paces and in different ways, and we realize our progress in different ways also, but keep going.