Mainly we wanted to keep the focus on people growing and improving, helping the boss find better ways to deploy, facilitate, and coach. Having gone through self-reflection with us as a sounding board, most section heads scored high in our category of candidly engaging issues.
This practice of stopping is especially important during major turning points—reunions, rites of patrips. These are events we want to experience thoroughly but that we risk losing because they so often take place when the life around them is going at a fever pssage, special itch.
If you make a practice of stopping every so often simply to be present to the present—what you see, what you smell, who is with you, how this moment feels physically and emotionally—you are well on your way to getting the maximum amount of life out of your life.
Make a practice of stopping every so often to simply be present to the present: what you see, what you smell, who is with you, how this moment feels physically and emotionally. It’s fun to watch people with camcorders. They document everything in sight and make pronouncements like, “These are the stairs.” We would do [...]