Winter is a season of preparation, an opportunity to plan for next season’s crop before planting. It’s wise to intentionally declare a season of preparation when you’re in a time of change in your life, also. A season of preparation allows you to get intentional about what you want in your life.
In gardening, as well as farming, you can’t enjoy the crop without preparing, planting, watering, weeding…and having some inputs from outside yourself – sun, soil and rain. While to the untrained eye, it looks like nothing is going on during winter, anyone connected to gardening or farming knows this is a busy season as you prepare and anticipate the coming year’s crop.
Most of us, when thinking about our future, dream of where we want to go – what we want to add to our life to make it more of what we’ve always dreamed of. However, there’s another side to the story.
Identifying Your Personal Brand is critical to finding your space to thrive. It’s finding your sweet spot, being in the zone, getting into the flow, doing your genius work.
What is your Story and how does that relate to Your Personal Brand? This week Story seems to be a recurring theme.
I turned on the Christmas lights on the stair rail this morning. Their glow seemed a much more inviting option while traversing the stairs. Lots of little lights are softer than one or two big lights.
Where are the dead branches in your life that get in the way of new growth for Your Personal Brand? Pruning dead branches in is the third and final type of pruning mentioned by Henry Cloud, PhD in Necessary Endings.