I return now and then to David Whyte's helpful discussion of Rilke's poem, The Swan. Both the poem and Whyte's commentary come close to the heart of this time of creative reflection and exploration we are having this Summer.
I will be in Baltimore this August, to present a keynote at the UX Advantage conference. My talk will mix recent insights into ways organizations are fostering design culture with a process view of organizations and a living systems view of change. I'd be happy to see you there!
Traveler, there is no path. The path is made by walking. Traveller, the path is your tracks And nothing more. Traveller, there is no path; The path is made by walking. By walking you make a path And turning, you look back At a way you will never tread again. Traveller, there is no road, Only wakes in the sea. [...]