Well, this is a Monday Evening Mojo…

I am sitting with a client having dinner. We are taking a break from the workshop I designed to create an organizational growth strategy. Everyone is eating around us. Among the clinking silverware, a CEO who runs a national and prestigious organization is telling us a quirky story about one of his clients, a fascinating bit of trivia that is probably useless other than its entertainment value. He has captured everyone’s attention

Have you noticed these quirky stories that people often share? They are little tidbits and interesting nuances that add spice to our understanding of the world. They provide moments of levity and  spark  curiousity. In the off moments between tasks, it is these short anecdotes that can infuse us with the joy of a life well-lived.

The next time someone pulls you aside in an nonchalant way and shares a tale from the recessess of their experience, enjoy the ride. It can add a little detail to an otherwise ordinary moment, turning it into an insight you can savor, treasure and even recall the next time you need a smile.

Every story I create, creates me. I write to create myself.

– Octavia Estelle Butler