Who do you perform for? Shakespeare said “All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts.” Let’s deepen an understanding about the different acts of your life; the people and voices that live inside (and outside) your head; the pressure to perform; imposter syndrome; and the stages you stand upon for applause.
Relationships are everything, right? Without champions, we don’t rise. Without foes, we may not strive. People are mirrors, often pushing us to react. From the overtly chummy officemate with Netflix spoilers to the irritating neighbor who won’t roll his trashcans off the street in a timely fashion… who are the people that populate your days? Let’s revel in stories about hard conversations, snagging the attention of a beloved, those awkward social moments, and the heroes and villains are of your story.
What do you know that most people don’t? We’ll explore careers, hobbies, trips, and other experiences that has molded the way you interact with the world. From that first paid job to the weird thing you do when you think nobody is watching… this is about understanding something deeply and how this intimate knowledge colors your worldview. Let’s drill into ideas about culture, the power of process, the importance of play, and what we do and don’t take for granted.
We all give off a message, whether or not we intend to, so what message do you write in the sky? And why that message? This is about your core values, beliefs, and the cross section of what people perceive you to be versus how you perceive yourself. From the inspirational tidbits that have mattered to you to the dark underbelly of the cliche, let’s explore the power of culture, the nuances of identity, and the one true thing you know that you wish everyone understood.
What journeys have you been through? What do you intrinsically know about a path you’ve walked, that maybe nobody else does? These stories are about finding yourself in the unexpected and being tested in a way that changed you forever. Let’s explore ideas of what journeys we’re called upon and why, transformation, tests of courage, non-linear paths, and what it means to be forever changed.
What is life like from your perch? From your roots to your treetop, this is about inner-discovery, following the rabbit holes of memory, and arriving to a solid sense of self. Let’s wrestle with identity, growth, the trails we take (or don’t), and all the different interpretations of home.