"When you begin to think outside the box, you often become some other "leaders" lousy follower. That usually costs something" (Andy Rayner)

"Our guardian angels are bored." (Mike Foster)

It's where I feel I'm at these days. “In the second half of life, it is good just to be a part of the general dance. We do not have to stand out, make defining moves, or be better than anyone else on the dance floor. Life is more participatory than assertive, and there is no need for strong or further self-definition” (Falling Upward. Richard Rohr.120).

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

No Flowers For Wake Up Calls

"Even when something has slumbered for weeks, months, years, decades, nudgers are the ones to give it a wake-up call. That's why nudgers will get pushback and blowback. My kids hate me when I wake them up. They call me names and gripe at me. Never once have I gotten hugs and kisses from a wake-up call. When we wake the... (insert institution).... from it's Dogmatic slumbers, and point out that the old responses no longer get the needed reactions, we shouldn't expect flowers and hugs."

(Nudge: Leonard Sweet. pg 117)

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