The Three

Do you ever think of reducing your priorities into three main themes? Even more, three words?

Strategic thinking guru Jim Collins’ edict haunts me:

“If you have more than three priorities, you don’t have any.”

I have a tendency to moreness. Adding more. Saying yes to more. 

I’ve been countering this tendency for years now. It’s a chaotic dance . . . More! Less! More! Less! Yet overall it’s working, this pendulum method.

The Three

  1. Connection
  2. Creation
  3. Rhythm

These are mine. 


(Tomorrow I may partake of the dance 🙂

Succinctly, here’s what’s contained in those three terms:


Rich relationships

Spiritual connection

Engaging in a real way with those I encounter as I move through this modern era. Be it salesperson, telemarketer, pool guy, our team, or any of the hundreds of others I make contact with in life, I want to connect in some small way wherever possible.


Consciously creating at work at Studio E Gallery.

Consciously creating in self-expression. Here and in my creative projects.

Consciously creating a life worth living.


The rhythm is what makes it a song worth singing. It’s all about orchestrating the beats. And making sure to take pauses. For reflection. For renewal. For mindlessness. 

(Because mindlessness is a tool too. A highly effective one.)

We all have our personal rhythm that allows the best to surface. Ignore that rhythm and all that is good sinks away from view. 

For you 

Evan Griffith

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