I am struck by Margaret Wheatley’s essay “Relationships: the Basic Building Blocks of Life.” It is not that Wheatley reveals anything necessarily novel; it is the calling attention to the importance of relationships that resounds. The United States values individualism as a core part of its founding. As a result, the tendency to operate in [...]
Entries Tagged as 'product-environment'
November 15th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized
October 31st, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized
I firmly believe environment is the greatest influence in how we experience life. I feel this exceptionally so in autumn. It is my favorite season, but one with significant emotional hills and valleys for me. On sunny days, when the leaves are aglow and electric, I feel invigorated and really alive. When the rain starts [...]
October 18th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized
The idea that we are products of our environment seems to be both a blessing and a curse. I think of the different environments in which I’ve worked, interacted, existed; I scoff at some and revere others. Each one has, however, shaped me in some capacity. In those environments at which I scoff, I learned [...]