Progressive

A pathway to success, if you will

Before the pandemic, there were plans for 2020. Here were my hopes for success, from January. 2020 vision. There still can be, now you have time to reflect, plan and change. And as was quoted by another, nothing will return to normal. But then again, which part of normal would…

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Time to shine and support one another

Unprecedented. Unchartered waters. Fear of the unknown. The moral dilemma of choosing between long-term utilitarian objectives and saving lives of the vulnerable in the short-term. The desire to sustain social cohesion while many activate their primal instincts and panic. We seek to be civilised but self-interest looms large. Aiming to…

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Day seventeen of the 20/20 success story – compassion is the answer

The answer to building better relationships, in partnerships, and across families, communities and nations. Genuine care for people who are disadvantaged or are temporarily experiencing emotional grief or anxiety. Doing the opposite of exploiting people at a time of their vulnerability for another’s personal gain. Instead to rise-up as an…

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Day sixteen of the 20/20 success story – wisdom as the end game

The wisdom to know the difference, between what we can change, and what we cannot (derivation from “Serenity Prayer”). Living life mindfully with emotional intelligence and substantial capacity to delay gratification. Learning sooner that youthful energy is only helpful if directed toward considered actions. Knowing that there is still so…

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Day thirteen of the 20/20 success story – in awe of humility

These are confusing times. There is fake news and disinformation. Opinion is equated to evidence-based knowledge. Arrogance is misinterpreted as ability. Marketing is projected as truthful via devious public relations efforts. Celebrities are worshipped for their popularity and so afforded undeserved authority and credibility. Politicians lie by omission and so…

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