A 2020 Carol

Many of us watched The Christmas Carol as a part of our holiday traditions. You know the story of Ebenezer Scrooge and his visits from the guides of Christmas Past, Christmas Present, and Christmas Future, which led to a remarkable overnight inner transformation just in time for…


Someone close to me awoke from a dream that left him dazed. You know the kind of dream where something inside of you knows there are bigger truths reflected during the dream. He is not a dream interpretation type of guy, and yet something about this one, he had to…


How can we be repairers of the breach? This question tugged at me during Independence Day. I wanted to write about it, partly to relieve myself of the tension the question posed. Have you ever wanted to do something as a bypass to being disrupted?

Good questions unlock doors. They…


Normal moved with no forwarding address. For everyone trying to get back to her, know this, she packed her bags and retired with her relatives in the Land Of The Past. The Land Of The Past is a gated community that is entered by invitation only after a term of…


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I remember being in high school when the Pee Wee Herman dance became the craze. The Pee Wee Herman song called out the moves and we had so much fun being silly together and connecting across lunch tables (that was major) and social walls (unheard of).

Scrolling through our social…


The way be your type of super got real for me almost stopped me in my tracks with a loud screech and smoking skid marks.

I planned and all my plans went left. And for those that project plan, imagine several activities on the critical path going awry in a…


If you randomly ask someone of any age, what is your type of super, the answer tends to be something along the lines of doing. The answer is usually followed by at, “I am super at art. I am super at basketball. I am super at improv.” …


Last week was something — actually, the entire month was something. From car breakdowns to weird stuff happening around the house, to creating entire posts that just disappeared like how socks disappear from the dryer to the laundry basket — something was up. The question is what is the something…


Imagine my shock when Izzy decided to come and hang out with me. She did not come with her normal announcements — sick to my stomach, sweaty palms, frog in my throat — the normal signs of coming into my new normal. …


Last week I featured a clip of CBS Good Morning about workism in our compilation paper, Connecting With Purpose. As I listened to Derek Thompson succinctly present the case of workism, which he defines as the way work has morphed into a religious identity — promising transcendence and community but…

Dena Wiggins

Author, Purpose Coach, Resultant & Speaker who creates tools that unlock purpose clarity in people & orgs who deliver results that matter www.denawiggins.com

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