I asked myself, “What is the myth you are living?”
and found that I did not know.
So . . . I took it upon myself
To get to know “my” myth,
And I regarded this
As the task of tasks. . . .
During the economic collapse of 2008, I worked with a leadership group at a large manufacturer. The highlight of the weeklong training session was a visit to the group by their CEO. The group looked forward to the speech, expecting some insight into the company’s current position in the downturn and future corporate strategy. Instead, when the CEO came to speak, he shared the personal journey he’d been on since the recession began.
“What I have come to realize this past year,” the top executive told the audience, “is ...