One of the most enjoyable aspects of my work is getting to talk to people about the topics I find most fascinating. Webinars present a great opportunity for a conversation with dozens of people interested in the same topic, and without all the logistics for renting meeting space, getting the chairs set up, transporting presentation equipment to the event site, and so on that are associated with a physical event. Great idea. So much promise.
I eagerly evaluated the following options: (Do a quick scan, then come back and analyze after reading the rest of the article, and it will be much more meaningful.)
Thunderstorms, roses and the embrace of a tree-filled landscape…
As I sit here at the close of a full day of reading, writing, creating, sharing, instructing and hopefully inspiring, I can’t help but laugh a little.
Life is funny. It’s convoluted and unexpected and completely uncontrollable. You work so hard to create something, then have it all fall into your lap as soon as you give up. You take a walk along a winding path and a chance encounter leads to a life-altering opportunity. You chat with the hairdresser and before you know it you’ve helped a non-profit get sponsored by the United Way.