ponders the wisdom of the hokey pokey.
What If The
Hokey Pokey IS What Its All About?
Writing the Next Chapter of Your
Patt Schwab, Ph.D.
No matter in
what stage of life we find ourselves, every so often we need
to stop and ask the penetrating philosophical question:
What if the
Hokey Pokey IS what its all about?
What if IT is
about singing and dancing and being slightly off kilter with
friends and loved ones? What if IT is about
commitmentputting our whole self into career,
family, community? What if IT is about balancetaking
our whole self outmaking time for reflection or
We are living
longer, working harder, alternately compelled and repelled
by technology to the point that sooner or later, we each
find we have to turn ourselves around!
presentation looks at personal and professional goal
setting, or, if you will, writing the next chapter of your
life. For fun, and as a memory aid, it is based around the
steps of the Hokey Pokey. Like the dance, this program is
about balance and commitment to a career, to loved
ones, to self.
that whether its your head, your heart, or your left
foot, you only get out of something what you put into
NOTE: It is not
a requirement that the group actually DOES the Hokey
a printable version
Meeting Planner Notes: Although this program
is about goal setting, it can also include a bit of stress
management. Its not hokey (after all, it is your
future, as well as the future of your coworkers and
colleagues) and there is no time to be pokey (cause
life is coming too fast!). So. . . Get with the program! It
runs 1-3 hours.