Entries Categorized as 'Striving and Thriving'

One Man Instrument

Date May 7, 2009

Striving and Thriving Got stage fright? Forget the stage. Take it straight to the streets. Thanks, Ken, for pointing us to this.

They Laughed When She Walked Onto The Stage, But When She Started To Sing…

Date April 13, 2009

Striving and Thriving Susan Boyle, Unexpected Champion Of Dreams For all of us who feel frowsy and frumpy… For all of us who think people are rooting against us because we’re not cool, or fashionable, or beautiful… For all of us with dreams that will not die… Susan Boyle dreamed a dream. She appeared on […]

Fahrenheit 2100

Date June 30, 2008

Striving and Thriving The witches in Shakespeare’s Macbeth were referring to their potion when they said Fire burn, and cauldron bubble. Their heavy, solid metal cauldron could withstand the heat. But throw it into a glassblowers’ furnace, where glass is kept molten at 2100 degrees Fahrenheit, and the cauldron really would bubble. Watching glassblowers work […]

Life After Jobs

Date May 30, 2008

Striving and Thriving This month we pause in the series of profiles to present an article adapted from an upcoming e-book for people considering creative career choices and entrepreneurship. Throughout most of human history, the work people did was determined by survival. Hunters and gatherers hunted and gathered. As people learned to cultivate crops and […]

Kevyn Malloy

Date April 24, 2008

Striving and Thriving As a young married woman with a degree in English Literature, Kevyn Malloy first chose the obvious path. She became a teacher, one of the few careers considered acceptable for women at the time. She could have stayed on that path and taught for decades. She could have risked just a little […]

Sometimes A Calling Is Very Personal

Date March 27, 2008

Sometimes A Calling Is Very Personal Striving and Thriving In 1994 Hilda Pacheco-Taylor visited Door of Faith (Puerta de Fe) Orphanage in Baja California, México. There were around thirty children in care at the home in La Misión, in the countryside near Tijuana. The buildings were in disrepair and overall conditions were shocking. Things had […]

Jean Good: Six Degrees Of Connection

Date February 29, 2008

Striving and Thriving “What was that you were doing?” Jean Good asked her husband Scott. He was in the garage, actually trying to have some privacy. He was practicing his newfound sport Tae Kwon Do and didn’t really want her to see him. Scott was practicing basic form one, the first collection of steps new […]

Pat Howard: Finding Wings

Date January 31, 2008

Striving and Thriving Highland Meadow Montessori has three different buildings for classrooms and all three look like part of a farm home. They are white frame with red shutters and dark red shingles. The driveway is named “Miss Pat’s Way” after the school’s long-time Administrator and guiding spirit, Pat Howard. Things at the school are […]

Striving With Purpose

Date December 25, 2007

Striving and Thriving Often people attempt to live their lives backwards; they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want so they will be happier. The way it actually works is the reverse. You must first be who you really are, then, do what you need […]

Intention Means Effort

Date November 23, 2007

Striving and Thriving The thing you set your mind on is the thing you ultimately become.             ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne What more needs to be said? In this Age of The Secret and The Law of Attraction—much.