Patchwork, Paradox + Purpose

Patchwork, Paradox + Purpose

As we approach Winter Solstice, the darkest day of the year, we naturally crave coziness and warmth. The literal and figurative space for reflection and vision-casting as we look to the year ahead. For me this always means reaching for a hand-made quilt and while I...
Pausing + Planning for Growth + Change

Pausing + Planning for Growth + Change

As Mercury retrograde casts its influence and the year draws to a close, we enter a time of reflection, completion and planning. …And many of us are working feverishly this month to bring projects to completion. For the brilliant Arc Benders that I work with, I have...
Why Done is Better Than Perfect

Why Done is Better Than Perfect

The Audacity of Hope was alive and in living color back in 2009. And Done is Better Than Perfect was my living, breathing mantra. This was the literal and metaphoric fuel that powered me toward completion of my doctoral dissertation. I repeated it daily. Done is...
Sprint for Success

Sprint for Success

As leaders, entrepreneurs, and business owners of all types (coaching, healers, copywriters and wellness experts) are busy planning for 2018, sprints are all the rage. They come in many varieties: 5 Day Sprints, 10 Day Sprints, 90 Day Sprints. They are directed at...
Audacious Visions + Cartographies of Change

Audacious Visions + Cartographies of Change

Arc Benders have audacious visions. And those visions are catalytic and magnetic. They attract. They ignite. They SHINE. They move people. They interrupt patterns and intervene in systems (internal and external). There is inherent possibility and capacity in these...
The Teacher as Artist: The Artist as Teacher

The Teacher as Artist: The Artist as Teacher

“The teacher is of course an artist, but being an artist does not mean that he or she can make the profile, can shape the students. What the educator does in teaching is to make it possible for the students to become themselves.” – Paulo Freire, We Make the Road...

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