Courtney is a customer experience designer, who has been working almost a decade for a leading worldwide company in IT and networking. Devoting heart and soul to her job, one day she felt the need to take a step back from her Silicon Valley lifestyle and flew away to Thailand. Courtney shared with us her thoughts and tips to live better as a Catalyst, both personally and professionally speaking.
“It was as if I had just read it. It was so clear in my head.” Shakeya is a health ethics, compliance, and risk Strategist in San Francisco, California. She attended one of the Catalyst Constellations retreat and decided to share her experience. Get ready to be inspired !
“There are so many types of change agents and Catalysts” was the first thing Georges Sassine told us at the end of the first Catalyst Constellations retreat. Indeed, he had just spent a revitalizing week-end in Northern California surrounded by business design strategists, heads of innovation in big companies, executive directors, entrepreneurs…
It’s time for change agents to get more intentional about leaning into one another so we can recharge, maintain our progress and more sustainably change the world.
When I went to the farms and saw how lives could be transformed by the work I was doing, it became a personal burning imperative.
A few months ago, John Morley would tell you that he had a “smorgasbord of ideas” regarding his career. But two weeks ago, he got every catalysts’ dream job. His job description is literally to change an organization to move forward with its digital transformation agenda, and to explore new things.
How exactly did he get there?
One of my favorite TedTalks by Nigel Marsh speaks to the issue of finding ways to sustain ourselves and make time for the things that are most important in our lives.
“Being more balanced doesn’t mean dramatic upheaval in your life. With the smallest investment in the right places, you can radically transform the quality of your relationships and the quality of your life. Moreover, I think, it can transform society.”
How many moments of intense burn out can you count in your catalytic history? How many moments of self-doubt that almost stopped you mid-manifestation?
The post about Catalyst’s challenges talked about the many things that compromise the emotional and physical well-being of Catalysts.
The New Year is such an exciting time. Some people make resolutions. Many people set goals, spend time imagining what they are going to accomplish or change this year, or kick off new projects. People feel the sense of a clean slate. No more excuses. Everywhere I look this is a time filled with activity and people ready to manifest new things. Fast paced. Active. Frenetic.