Not an agent of change
Muse #279 - it is none of my business
I used to think that I am an agent of change - whatever that meant. And now I realize how stupid I have been to think that. I can’t help anyone change. Really. And change into what? And, to what end?
I now realize I am an agent of potentially helping create or improve things. And changing something might be one way to get there. And it might be through the better practice of whatever one already knows. Improving one’s competencies. Or doing things fast. To learn faster. Or possibly acquiring new perspectives on how to look at things. Or acquiring new skills. Or experimenting and failing. Learning or not learning. Acting or not acting. Deciding or not-deciding. Or being unable to decide.
Facilitating improvement. Any improvement. Facilitating problem-solving. If one wants help with that. Perhaps teach a few things. Like how to acquire additional perspectives. But none of that “change” business. People I work with change themselves, if and when they want to. Who am I to meddle with it?
Don’t change. Improve!