“I can’t give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: Try to please everybody all the time.”
– Herbert Bayard Swope
Trees near the Atlantic Ocean are under constant stress from the wind. And over time, they are shaped with a westerly lean. While they survive, they are indeed changed forever.
And quite possibly, they are happier and more courageous than “normal” trees. Only the trees know for sure.
What have the winds of society done to your attitude?
Made you stronger and more resilient?
Or, made you so fearful, you aren’t even conscious of it?
Time for a meeting?