a blog by Chris Barrow

Snakes and Ladders

The Board is your business and your life. The Dice are the choices you make – and how hard you try (high score/low score). The Squares are the progress you make by showing up every day – one day at a time, one square at a time. The Ladders are the moments of truth, the opportunities and relationships that accelerate you forward – that build capital and not just income. The Snakes are the situations, things and relationships that have us sliding back down the board emotionally, physically and financially. The “twist” is that Snakes are clever – they can disguise themselves as Ladders, beguile you into climbing and, when you are half-way up or more, suddenly rev