Join 1,292 other subscribers
Search Blog Themes
Blog Posts by Month
Top Posts & Pages
- (#194) Honor the Past. Celebrate the Present. Embrace the Future.
- (#86) A Model for Critical Thinking
- #18 Crab Pot Mentality!
- #32 Grounded and Rounded
- (#348) Repair The Bucket. Fill The Bucket.
- (#374) Can A Community Be Inclusive And Like-Minded?
- (#446) What Serves As Your Fuel?
- (#486) A Metaphor for Growth and Resilience
- (Issue #519) Lessons From A Dragon And His Friend
- (#180) Access and Power of Technology: Carpe Diem!
Copyright Notice ©
©2010-2022. Steve Piscitelli. All rights reserved. No part of this blog may be reproduced in any form without expressed permission from Steve Piscitelli. The Growth and Resilience Network®
A functioning community moves beyond listing and reciting core values. It shares and lives those values. And, it provides a safe place for its members to explore, stretch, learn, fail, and grow.
Steve is not a life coach and does not provide legal advice. He facilitates conversations and helps raise and confront important questions about what we do, why we do it, and how we do it.
Monthly Archives: November 2015
(#288) Advice from an Owl
This week, thanks to an owl, I will leave you with many more questions than answers. In our garage, I keep a shelf of baseball caps. While my favorite and often-worn choice is my New York Yankees hat, I often … Continue reading
(#287) It Could Be Worse. Comparatory Suffering?
For me, comparatory suffering creates its own issues. My suffering is mine. Yours is yours. Does it really help to compare it to someone or something else— while denying the feelings in front of you? You’ve heard them. Probably have … Continue reading
Posted in acceptance, assumptions, Communication, Friendship, Words Tagged acceptance, communication, friendship, resilience, solace, suffering, words 6 Comments
(#286) Seeking Passion? Embrace Curiosity!
Be curious about your inspiration…curiosity will lead to your passion. In June of this year, I treated myself to a four-day solo retreat. I spent those days reacquainting myself with a manuscript I had written fifteen years ago. Fifteen years! … Continue reading
Posted in Being REMARKABLE, Communication, Dreams, focus, fortitude, Life lessons, mindset, productivity, resilience Tagged creative writing, curiosity, dreams, Elizabeth Gilbert, growth, motivation, passion, resilience 8 Comments
(#285) Are You Relevant?
“The trap we fall into is trying to tell people how life-changing our widget is. If it changes their lives, we won’t have to tell them.” –Bernadette Jiwa Prior to working with any audience, I invest a number of hours … Continue reading
Posted in Communication, relevance Tagged communication, connection, listening, preparation, presentation skills, relevance, teaching and learning 3 Comments
(#284) Gaining Clarity
We would do well to surround ourselves with people who care about us— but won’t allow us to skate by with minimal reflection and action. I first read about the Clearness Committee (Quaker tradition) in Parker Palmer’s works. This powerful … Continue reading
Posted in assumptions, Balance, collaboration, focus, growth, Integrity, life success, mindset, teaching and learning, tenacity, wisdom Tagged assumptions, clearness committee, collaboration, faculty development, grit, inner truth, mindset, reflective practice, resilience, self-reflection 4 Comments