As I attempted (pretty successfully) to take a break from all of the things that pull me in so many directions at the close of 2012, I caught up with a few close friends.
Discussions of what was in store for 2013 and what they hoped to accomplish in this new year seemed inevitable. I was asked a few times what my plan was for 2013.
People are used to me starting new things or evolving existing projects with each passing year. Although, the tail end of 2011 caused me to slow-down significantly, a trend that would carry over and become the theme for 2012.
Initially it was a workaholic socialite’s worst nightmare, but eventually I settled into a slightly less “go-go-go” way of life I still juggled more than what is typical of the average person, but much less than what’s become expected of me.
Also, although a new year is certainly a time that many discussions leading to new projects can occur, by now most of my friends and colleagues should realize that if the past is of any indication it is during Fall that I usually choose to put new things in motion (more on this tendency at some point).
From these conversations, three statements stand out.
1. How do you have the time to do all of this?
2. You’re so lucky that your family is so supportive of everything you do.
3. So what’s next?
All three come up with fairly frequent regularity. The first I’ll mention in this post. The second and third, (more…)