A week ago in a meeting, I shared a story to illustrate that business setbacks or successes can be reframed with a single word. Alan Watts delivered the Story of the Chinese Farmer with his usual panache:
And here I am, wrapping my head around the events of this weekend. It really feel like this story has come home to me. I am experiencing the immense complexity of the consequences of this change in fortune.
Friends gathered around and said “Your kominka burned down, isn’t that terrible?” Maybe.