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Do the Stars Long to Shine?

there is a presence in the beating of your own heart
a primal drum calling you home
like a rain drop returning to the sea. Continue reading

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From Tragedy to Triumph: Resiliency Inspirations for the Journey

“They rarely saw themselves as victims. Instead, they focused on one of two great skills: creativity or the ability to connect to others.”

It is in numerous nuggets such as this that the book finds its practical applications, beyond serving as inspiration. We all find ourselves in need of inspiration at times, and studying the lives of those who have found their way through the extremes of adversity is a worthwhile and enlightening way to rediscover it. The book leaves me feeling, “If they can do it, I can too!” Continue reading

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The Entangled Human: Health & Resiliency

…research shows the value of social connectivity. Is it not naive to assume such social connectivity to the other than human world is any less vital to our well being and resiliency? Continue reading

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The Intersection of Fear and Surprise, and Birds and Bees

Hence it is quite credible that the presence of a feline animal in large numbers in a district might determine, through the intervention first of mice and then of bees, the frequency of certain flowers in that district! — Darwin Continue reading

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The Experience of Oneness

The realization of Oneness is the most viable change and hardiness strategy available to us – as individuals, in business, and as a nation. Continue reading

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Power of One: 10.10.10

The opening of the heart is always wild! We never know where it might lead for such vulnerability is always a transformational unfolding of the Self. Continue reading

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Resiliency and Business Schools and Recession 101

…Western civilization must withdraw from its efforts at dominion over the Earth. This will be one of the most severe disciplines in the future, for the Western addiction to economic dominance is even more powerful than the drive toward political … Continue reading

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Culture Change – Our World Crashing Around Us

The value of an accurate worldview during times of turbulence is particularly critical, to individuals, businesses, and to nations. Distinguishing the ‘Chicken Littles’ from those praying for Armageddon from the prophets… is now more vital than ever. It will be … Continue reading

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Artist as Leader — Leader as Artist: Part 2

The role of the artist as provocateur and prophet throughout history is widely acknowledged; these are likewise roles played by great leaders. Below are brief thoughts as to a few of the territories these roles mutually navigate in each of … Continue reading

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New Leadership Development Tools

I confess to a love of beauty, of simplicity and of elegance too. I also confess to a love of questions. And here is another love I confess to: continuous learning and growth and development, both personal and professional varieties. … Continue reading

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