cassoulet

This isn’t working for me

Liz Sumner Decision-making, Self Worth, Stop Doing What You Hate 2 Comments

I want to rewrite history. I want to make a different decision in the moment, but the moment has passed. So my only option, aside from kicking myself, is to feel my conviction so intensely that I never make that mistake again. Here’s what happened. We were staying with friends in Avignon in a comfortable AirBnb house with room enough …

Leadership

Leadership vs. Responsibility

Liz Sumner Progress Leave a Comment

I have actively avoided taking responsibility in my life– both out of fear that I’d do it wrong and also because I was afraid I’d be taking on more work than I wanted to do. There is something about the word Responsibility that conjures up images of the little red hen being left with all the scut work because no one wants …

I dunno. What do you wanna do?

Liz Sumner Decision-making, Progress 2 Comments

I was commiserating with a client recently about a tendency to wait around until others decide what to do before determining what it is that I want.  This default to passivity isn’t a kindness. While it may look like I’m being gracious and letting the other person get what he or she wants, it’s actually a shirking of responsibility and could …