“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.” – Anais Nin
If we win, when we win, have we won – and what is it that we have won?
Every day we accomplish difficult things – we aren’t in a competition. We’re doing jobs, living life, influencing, being influenced – at work, in the thick of things, or doodling in the margins.
Every day we accomplish easy things – just because they are. Sometimes because competitors were weak. Or absent. Sometimes, just by doing what comes easily to us. Or because it’s difficult for someone else.
Differentiation, is not about difficult or easy. Or being lazy vis-à-vis energized.
We might be worn down, or simply worn out, what then? What drives us isn’t difficult or easy, strong or weak – but how we are.
So, how are we?
written / published from Calgary, AB
morning walk: 9C/48F, dark and calm. Traffic building, I’m walking fast and Gusta wants to dawdle – as if she knows I’m in a hurry and trying to get downtown for an early meeting, or maybe she just wants the attention. Some days, I think we all need that …
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