Welcome to learning for the journey - or more accurately - learning for our journeys!  

In a world characterized by nearly constant demands on our time, attention, and energy, we can feel as if we've lost our direction and our center.  However, we can give ourselves time, space, and permission to take a deep breath and reflect on the important questions of life.  Questions like these...

As an individual…

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  • Who am I and who am I becoming?
  • What's next for me?
  • What am I called to do/be?
  • How does my work fit in my life?
  • What are my options and potential alternative futures?  How do I choose?
  • How can I live a more meaningful and fulling life - starting today?

As an organization…

  • Who are we today and who should we be tomorrow?
  • Are we clear about our mission, our values, and our culture?  Are they serving us well?
  • Are our people engaged and productive within a "circle of safety"?
  • Do we have a viable, credible, and executable strategy?
  • Is our leadership team aligned or working at cross-purposes?
  • What is the path to organizational success and individual well-being?
  • How do we actually change?

Drawing from my life as an organizational psychologist, facilitator, workshop designer, teacher, mentor, public speaker, career counselor, Veteran's advocate, retired Army General, geek & nerd, I want to share practical information for living well, working well, and being well.   The goal of my website and blog is to share "know-how and encouragement for the road ahead."

Additionally, Learning for the Journey, LLC, is my private consulting practice.  Please contact me if I can help your organization in a more formal way by…

  • Designing and delivering customized workshops
  • Facilitating leadership or working sessions
  • Teaching or mentoring on "soft-skills"
  • Speaking on topics related to transitions, life and career planning, living well, and organizational success with individual well-being

Again, welcome and thank you for taking time from your work and your life to visit Learning for the Journey.

Paulette Risher


Resource Highlights

But you have mercy on all, because you can do all things;
    and you overlook sins for the sake of repentance.
For you love all things that are
    and loathe nothing that you have made;
    for you would not fashion what you hate.
How could a thing remain, unless you willed it;
    or be preserved, had it not been called forth by you?
But you spare all things, because they are yours,
    O Ruler and Lover of souls,
   for your imperishable spirit is in all things!
— Wisdom 11:23-26