Chapter 13Practicing Renewal Daily

Organizational destinies are shaped in their quest for life— as are our own. Those organizational aspirations, assertions, and questions we read in earlier chapters apply to us as well. If we did a “search and replace” of this book, substituting the word “individual” for “organization,” individual life purpose and choice would be spotlighted. We are defining ourselves in each moment, and we are surrounded by opportunities to define ourselves, whether we are aware of them or not. Work usually takes so much time that we do not stop to reflect on the opportunity to try something new, or to think about our experience differently. Our challenge is to find ways of engaging ourselves with life that are at least ...

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