We all project our way of being on others here and there…

Picture Credits – Jeannie Selda

“Visionary leaders who learn how to communicate
what they see to others in a way that leaves
their families, teams and friends inspired, will thrive.
I call this bridge building.

Jennifer Hough

It’s interesting that visionaries are terrific at seeing the big picture but, sadly, not always great at building bridges so others can share their visions for the future of their business, projects, families and dreams. It’s frustrating for others that don’t see life in the same way.

As a visionary, I find it frustrating because sometimes, we can’t understand why others don’t see our future vision and sometimes judge colleagues unfairly.

In the past, I’ve had to deal with this in TWA. My brain is naturally wired for the big picture, which is no better or worse, just a different way of being. Sometimes, though, we visionaries unhelpfully project our way of thinking onto others, assuming they see what we see, leaving them feeling they didn’t get the memo about the way forward.

Visionary leaders who learn how to communicate what they see to others in a way that leaves their families, teams and friends inspired, will thrive. I call this bridge building and it is a seriously valuable skill.

If you have a movement or an idea that will change systems, businesses, education, healthcare, or any aspect of peoples’ lives but are struggling, I’ll guarantee the issue lies in your ability to effectively communicate the idea.

Bridge building is a communication technique requiring empathy, humility, the ability to ask great questions, and some serious listening skills.

It’s important for the visionary, who may be revered by those around them, to keep their ego in check. Inspiring those who implement and manage the vision requires humility and as much genius as the creation of the idea itself. These skills are essential in fulfilling our dreams and goals.

Every role is equally important in manifesting a dream. By understanding and taking your role seriously, you’ll be able to compassionately ask for an explanation when a visionary goes off on a tangent. If you’re the visionary, make sure you bring your vision to the team with patience and clarity, building bridges by understanding how others see the world.

The world needs pioneers and visionaries to generate ideas with harmony and flow. No matter what your particular role may be, know it’s as important as any other in bringing about change.

Thanks for leaning in to your part.

With love,



Things are never as they seem…

Things are never as they seem…

Things are never as they seem. This picture is not a sunset but the view from Craggy Gardens in Asheville on Saturday night. It’s what the Northern Lights look like from afar down here in the South. So cool.

On Friday, I met with a dear client and friend who has serious PTSD; I have many clients who suffer with this. As there is an underlying sense of a lack of safety, people may bite or be abrupt. This may sometimes tip into what feels like meanness but is a form of self-protection.

Recently, I’ve been celebrating when I notice shifts. One, in particular, I don’t think I’ve ever celebrated or shared with you, so here goes!

This time, instead of engaging, trying to fix things, or trying to make my client feel better, I simply found neutrality. Sometimes I didn’t respond for days, or even weeks, and let it all breathe. I gave it space for higher levels to work it out. As always when there is spaciousness, it all comes back around to love.

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Stay with me on this…

Stay with me on this…

‘Or betters’ present frequently when we simply remember ourselves as the embodied intention of everything we’ve ever lived in any life. They manifest when we remember our free will to choose, realizing our trajectory is the result of every past life, every desire, and every prayer you have ever prayed.

‘Or betters’ happen when you live like control is overrated. Understanding the resources of the omnipotent and omniscient Creation will deliver for you so far beyond anything your lovely (please don’t hate me) pea brain can intend is key. Your brain only accesses your history, the programs you learnt in school and paradigms you’ve created through the years, and who wants to ‘rinse and repeat’ that again?

Your greater Wisdom is constantly dancing with the trajectory you are on. You’re a living intention, without ever needing to use your brain to intend. Infinite Wisdom is in a dance with you, responding to your every thought and, perhaps ever more, to your actions. It’s responding to your life’s purpose. The thing is, you can’t mentally intend your way to an awesome life.

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My two favorite words…

My two favorite words…

When our actions resonate with our purpose and we’re aligned with the Universe’s potential for us, it’s such an expansive feeling.

The feeling of expansiveness validates you are in flow.

The alignment with greater wisdom is translated through our body as feelings of ‘woo hoo’, ‘yes!’, goosebumps, or fun! It’s confirmation that we’re acting and thinking in line with our ‘highest and best’ life, using our skills and personality, creating in the most aligned way.

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