Chapter 9The Response to Renewal

Enough of the roots in the past; enough of the reach to the future—it’s time to discuss the present. How do we respond in this moment—that fraction of time that every other moment is known through? How do we breathe life into this moment? What do we do now? This chapter offers five answers to these questions, assertions to guide your responses to the renewal opportunities that come up again and again. Use these guides to stimulate your own beliefs about the stance you take toward work as it confronts you every day. Here are the headlines:

  • There is no right answer.
  • Find the creative tension.
  • Make the complex simple.
  • Create informed choice.
  • Engage everyone.

These five assertions are more immediate than those ...

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