Kintsukuroi

This Japanese word means literally “to repair with gold”. It refers to the art of repairing pottery which has been broken with gold or silver lacquer, understanding that the repaired piece is actually more beautiful for having been broken. I was at a women’s Day Conference yesterday, where one of the speakers spoke about the…

Applying Influence

There is a world of difference between Power and influence. The desire to acquire Power can lead to a very slippery slope of destruction, arrogance and heartache. However, the Acquisition of Influence can lead to accomplishing one of the deepest longings of the human heart – the need to be Significant. I find that the…