Jessica’s CreativeMornings activity
"Not being tense, but ready. Not thinking, but not dreaming. Not being set, but flexible. It is being wholly and quietly alive, aware and alert and ready for whatever may come." —Bruce Lee's posture for meeting chaos
If we can approach chaos with a sense of curiosity and adventure, then we can shorten our time in it and begin to create with excitement.
The medicine for my suffering I had within me from the very beginning, but I did not take it. My ailment came from within myself but I did not observe it until this moment. Now I see that I will never find the light, unless, like the candle, I am my own fuel. ~Bruce Lee
We shall find the truth when we examine the problem. The problem is never apart from the answer; the problem is the answer. ~Bruce Lee
"I only took this leadership role, this is very classic in the political world and in the business world, because people asked me to and talked me into thinking I could do it not because I assumed I could ... And so they did. Three wise women sat me down and said 'you can do this'."
What I've been struck with in this work, is that for a movement that's about breaking down stereotypes, it seems like there are whole lot of stereotypes, assumptions and labels.
I want us to think about paternity leave as well as maternity leave. I was us to make sure that the guy that's pushing the stroller to the playground does not feel alienated or stereotyped, as well as the woman who attends the boardroom meeting.
We learn about ourselves by not only what we say 'yes' to, but what we say 'no' to.
"When you take a step and commit, providence moves with you."
Relationships are necessary to form our own identities. In other words, we are responsible for one another.
CREATIVITY = INTENT + FLOW = (Resolve + Resilience + Action + Preparation + Focus) + (Flexibility + Joy + Immersion + Energized Focus)