How often are you genuinely quiet? Honoring the absence of noise. Appreciating the canyon of space possible between your ubiquitous chatter. How often do you really listen?


I have a real bias toward yes. And more and more, I value the power of a positive no. Saying no to what I do not want.


Humility comes from someone who is open to not knowing. Being open to others’ wisdom and knowledge. Even willing to be wrong. Imagine that kind of strength! You long for it in leaders.


Begin.   Begin again.   Start a draft, prototype, blog, demo app, book, song, whatever.   Play around with it.   Revise it.   Never mind. Throw it out. What was I thinking!