This fall is all about the topic of branding for me. I had previously offered an online workshop, The No Time Guide to a Brand Style Guide, but I decided that I wanted to turn that online workshop into both an in-person workshop, as well as a book!
The arrival of spring also means the arrival of baseball season in the United States. Watching the players on deck swing 3 bats as they awaited their turn at bat made me think of what I do on a regular basis to push my own boundaries.
One of my favorite quotes, by Oliver Wendell Holmes, says that “Man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.” That has stayed with me over the years and I believe it applies just as much to the boundaries of our comfort zones.
Before I moved from Northern Virginia to Germany with my family, I had a fairly comfortable, predictable life. I didn’t have to push myself very hard because I had my routine, I had enough clients, we had our circle of friends, and we could have gone on like that forever. Continue reading