It is said that a powerful man knows how to build an empire with the same stones thrown at us. This is much the same, but instead of an empire, we're building a simple (tres chic marble) zen temple inside.
With clients, we explore what the changes in their profession mean to them, and we strategize to locate opportunities to embrace change and flourish in this new economy. Lately, I have also encouraged clients to watch Downton Abbey.
I wasn't in for such a changed home. I don't know if everyone is just older and grumpier (the cat certainly is) or if things are just not what I remember. It's probably the latter, but that doesn't make things any easier for me, or for them.