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Full Steam Ahead!, 2nd Edition by Jesse Stoner, Ken Blanchard

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Creative Tension

I had already discovered the importance of focusing my vision and, at the same time, being honest about the present. I now realized that when I was willing to live with the tension this generated, opportunities seemed to appear almost as if by magic. Of course, admitting the truth about the present sometimes made me uncomfortable. It had been painful to acknowledge that I had fallen short in my role as a mother. But by being clear about what was important and being honest about the present, I was able to make a shift. Our family was thriving in wonderful new ways.

The same was true for my work. I hadn’t wanted to be honest with myself that I wasn’t happy in the accounting department because I was afraid it would mean I’d have ...

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