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Entries from May 2015

Integrate sustainability and serendipity into your life–Lisa Kivirist, Inn Serandipity

May 30th, 2015 · Comments

Lisa Kivirist and her husband traded in a life and workstyle that many of us have become very familiar with---long hours, stress and take-out dinners--for something much simpler. They learned the ropes of sustainability and food (from growing it to preparing it) one step at a time and turned their passion with purpose into a bed and breakfast called Inn Serendipity. The key to making substantial change, Lisa says, is making small, bite-size changes.

If you're in the midwest this summer, it may be worth checking this out.

http://www.innserendipity.com/

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Pace Yourself–Gloria Steinem

May 30th, 2015 · Comments

When I co-interviewed Gloria Steinem, I was struck by her response to my colleague's question. My colleague asked 'what is it in your bones that makes you believe you can accomplish anything?' Gloria paused a moment before humbling explaining that she doesn't believe that. She suggested that we may be setting girls up for failure by telling them that they can accomplish anythig, because, as she explained, change takes time.

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