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.
In a successful drama, particularly one with such deeply-written and beloved characters as Downton Abbey it hurts much more to see the personality-lobotomies that have occurred since Matthew's reckless driving/acting career move.
After last week's extremely upsetting episode, many viewers of "Downton Abbey" wondered where the show could possibly go from there, what with a violent attack on one of the show's most beloved characters. The answer is that it just goes on.
Whether it is 1922 or 2014, coping with grief is a complex and deeply personal process. Lady Sybil and Matthew Crawley, demonstrate some basic principles about getting through a tragic loss that are as true today as they were in generations past.
I've always been an Anglophile. So I was predictably intrigued with Downton Abbey when it debuted. Beautiful noble house, fascinating family turmoil, class conflict, lovely setting, well-drawn characters.