Tuesday, 26 July 2011

What's Your Sentence?

This past weekend, I was in Wellington at a meeting and a leadership workshop.  I was a bit reluctant to go initially, as what I really wanted to be doing was pottering around my (gorgeous) new home.  As is always the case, I ended up being pleased I went - it was a good chance to get to know other Montessori professionals a bit better.  I also got to catch up with LeeAnn and Warwick when they treated me to a decadent and divine dinner at a French restaurant.
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The workshop gave me some things to think about in terms of my goals and my passion... I've been mulling ever since.  One thing we were asked to do (which I found quite challenging) was to come up with "our sentence."  A sentence to explain the way we want to be remembered.  I thought and pondered and wondered... this is what I came up with (This is the one I had originally, then I added more to it to when we wrote it on the wall... but in the end, this is the one I like best):  "She made others feel happy, loved, safe and supported." 
 
They showed us this video in the workshop - the idea of the sentence is in Dan Pink's book Drive.  I'm looking forward to reading it.

What's your sentence?

2 comments:

Megan said...

Oh Tez that is such a beautiful sentence, you have been wondering what mine would be....I hope it would be something like "she was always smiling" - i need to work on it :-) Excited about your new home!

tez said...

Thanks Megan! It took me a day and a half to come up with it. :) I think "She was always smiling." is a great sentence. :) Thanks for the excitement for our new home - I will post pictures when we've hidden away all the boxes!!

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