Things We’re Thinking About

Courage

Courage: "that rare moment of unity between conscience, fear, and action, when something deep within us strikes the flint of love, of honor, of duty, to make the spark that fires our resolve"  -Senator John McCain.          I recently participated in the Geometry of a Leader workshop series with Youth Frontiers, and the final session focused...

Introducing – Stories of Transition

We have the privilege of walking alongside incredible people as they navigate their stories of transition each and every day.  As our clients face transitions of growth, loss, or change in direction we get to be a part of the highs and lows each stage brings.  We are continuously in awe of the courage and resilience displayed as people navigate...

Transition – It’s a Process

Transitions are hard - and let's be honest - recently we've faced more transitions than many of us care for.  Author and transition expert, William Bridges, reminds us that transition is a process with 3 stages:  Ending, Neutrality, and New Beginnings.  Every good process takes time, and this is true of the Transition Process.       Do you see...

A Nation In Transition

The events of this past week have been shocking and not, all at the same time.  I've spent these recent days and nights grappling with the realities of who we've become as a nation.  And - I am deeply grieved.  Like many of you, I imagine, I feel weary.  Next week, our nation will watch on baited breath as Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th...

Celebrating 2020!

2020 has been a year filled with difficult transitions, heartache, and crisis.  And, at the same time, at Spero we've also experienced many moments of great joy and believe that there is so much to celebrate! I believe we will look back, and find ourselves in awe of the innovation and progress that grew from this challenging time in history.  We...

Finding Our Way Forward

 Finding Our Way Forward April 27, 2020​​ Last week, Governor Walz announced Executive Order 20-40 outlining steps for the MN workforce to begin moving forward today - including manufacturing and office space. This news took me by surprise. While I've spent weeks dreaming of the day that we would be released back to our "old life", the reality of...

Courage

Courage: "that rare moment of unity between conscience, fear, and action, when something deep within us strikes the flint of love, of honor, of duty, to make the spark that fires our resolve"  -Senator John McCain.          I recently participated...

Introducing – Stories of Transition

We have the privilege of walking alongside incredible people as they navigate their stories of transition each and every day.  As our clients face transitions of growth, loss, or change in direction we get to be a part of the highs and lows each...

Transition – It’s a Process

Transitions are hard - and let's be honest - recently we've faced more transitions than many of us care for.  Author and transition expert, William Bridges, reminds us that transition is a process with 3 stages:  Ending, Neutrality, and New...

A Nation In Transition

The events of this past week have been shocking and not, all at the same time.  I've spent these recent days and nights grappling with the realities of who we've become as a nation.  And - I am deeply grieved.  Like many of you, I imagine, I feel...

Celebrating 2020!

2020 has been a year filled with difficult transitions, heartache, and crisis.  And, at the same time, at Spero we've also experienced many moments of great joy and believe that there is so much to celebrate! I believe we will look back, and find...

Finding Our Way Forward

 Finding Our Way Forward April 27, 2020​​ Last week, Governor Walz announced Executive Order 20-40 outlining steps for the MN workforce to begin moving forward today - including manufacturing and office space. This news took me by surprise. While...