In a conversation with a prospective client, I was asked this question: “What is one simple thing I can do right now to feel more on track?” My answer was simple. Stop fixating on the goal, and start focusing on the essence you want from achieving that objective.
It’s always fascinating to see what immature birds are up to this time of year. So, when the young vulture in this video took an interest in an old tarp that covers our pile of kindling, I couldn’t help but notice.
In an environment driven by profits and stock value, taking pause to self-reflect is unlikely to be an executive’s highest priority. It is often not until a personal crisis erupts that we’re willing to pause and assess where we are personally and examine what is needed to move forward.
Imagine my surprise when I entered the shed at dawn, only to find that a tiny fly-catcher bird had apparently spent the night building a very exquisite little nest from bits of moss, leaves, weed straws, and shreds from a long discarded lizard skin.