This morning I will do something I haven’t done since May of 1999. I will report to a job. And I’m very much looking forward to it.
The fact is, for all but about six-and-a-half years of my life since 1986, I have been self-employed and wholly autonomous. But in recent weeks a door has opened up and I couldn’t be more pleased about the opportunity to step through it.
Today I’m joining the creative and strategic team at INPROV, a very innovative and successful agency that does a lot of what my previous agency did, i.e., help non-profits communicate powerfully to their constituents and help them raise the funding they need to do very important work around the world.
To be honest, at 51 I feel a bit like the kid whose family just moved to a new town and he’s starting at a new school. Will I be able to find my locker? My classes? Will the other kids like me?
I’m confident all will go well. And no matter what, a new season of my life is beginning today. New year, new beginnings.