Saturday Spark

Saturday Spark is a newsletter for purpose-driven leaders of all kinds. Join WeSpire Founder and CEO Susan Hunt Stevens in a weekly reflection on the principles and beliefs that are of central importance in your life and your business.
Macbook Laptop at Home Office with Wellness Site on Screen.
The Physical Toll of Working from Home

Most leaders are aware of the mental health impact of the past 10 months. Yet, the enormity of the physical toll of suboptimal work from home conditions is only beginning to be understood.

Protester Holding Sign saying "Organize for a Better Tomorrow".
You Get What You Organize For

Georgia is an great example of the phrase “you get what you organize for.” It is also a reminder of how long it can take for organizing efforts to pay off.

Sign that says "Don't give up hope."
Standing at the Gates of Hope

We all need a hope intervention, but how do we do it? There are a number of exercises, but one of the simplest is to answer three questions.

Rower in the River.
Failure Can Save Your Life

In early September, I got back into a rowing shell for the first time in seventeen years. Only this time, instead of 7 other women

CEO Wearing a Tee Shirt that says "Silence is Complicity" at a protest.
How Far Should CEOs Go

I have chosen as a CEO to make my opinions clear to my employees and to many others as well. But I have drawn a line at sharing my opinions with our users.

Small Graph Drawn on Piece of Paper.
Dream Big and Start Small

In behavior change, one of the most important lessons is to set “right-sized” goals. One recipe for success? Dream big and start small.