The Power of a Pause

I believe in the power of an intentional pause. It doesn’t have to be a full stop; a deliberate yield can do wonders for the spirit. Funny though. In all of the coaching and strategy work I’ve done this year, that’s the hardest thing to get people and organizations and even movements to do. We’re all kind of terrified to slow down. Most people tell me they’re afraid of what they may lose. I think what they really fear is what they might find. Stillness will let you know when you’re going in the wrong direction, at the wrong job, or with the wrong person. It begs you to put down good so you can carry great. That truth is not always easy to hear. It will force you to do things differently, and change isn’t always easy. I know.

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