Our Tuesday morning discussions became more focused. Jim was considering his vision for the agency. At the same time, I was working on my vision for my life.
I had gotten to know Jim and his family much better. Alex was at Jim’s house frequently visiting Kristen. While dropping off Alex and picking him up, I often chatted with Jim’s wife, Carolyn. One afternoon as I waited for Alex, Carolyn confided in me.
“I know you and Jim are talking about vision,” she said. “This is so important for him. Until he creates his own vision for the agency, he’ll always be living in his father’s shadow.”
Shortly after my conversation with Carolyn, I was chatting with Jim about vision.
“I think it’s easier to have ...