“Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love. ”–Hamilton Wright Mabie
We’ve all heard the encouragement to “make hay while the sun is shining.”
If there was a particular time of the year to best gather our nuts on goodness of spirit and hope in humanity, we’re smack dab in the middle of it.
In case you and I have been a bit too busy in the the ritualistic wrapping up of the old calendar while designing the new, let’s be sure to note the wash of congeniality as the season of most human-spirit connectedness flows around us…and ideally through us and as us.
Though there’s no legitimate reason that, as Elvis sang, every day couldn’t be just like these holidays, our culture continues to declare “it’s the most wonderful time of the year.”
So, milk it!
Where can we give the gift of our presence (presents?) in a smile, good tiding, quick favor or little extra (whatever that extra might be)?
Better yet, where can we strive to see the oneness of humanity in the face of all the hypnotic and seductive “evidence” of separation that clouds most of the rest of the year?
If this is the time to shore up our faith in mankind, let’s jump on this train even though it’s already left the station.
Got seasonal milk?
“[This] is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.” –Washington Irving
DARRELL W. GURNEY, Executive/ Career Coach and 20-year recruiting veteran, supports people at all levels to make fulfilling and profitable career transitions. His first book, Headhunters Revealed! Career Secrets for Choosing and Using Professional Recruiters, was winner of the Clarion Award for Best Book by the Association for Women in Communications and was reviewed in Publishers Weekly. His newest book, Never Apply for a Job Again: Break the Rules, Cut the Line, Beat the Rest, has been endorsed by bestselling thought leaders such as Harvey Mackay, Keith Ferrazzi, and Dr. Ivan Misner. A personal and business brand strategist, Darrell’s Stealth Method of networking has helped folks expand their reach within both careers and new client circles. He speaks, leads workshops, and is a media expert on subjects such as recruiting, networking, and finding one’s passion. He was recently named Networking Expert for BeyondB-School.com and offers webinars and programs that get MBA students and working professionals out, connected, and landed.
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