The six principles of personal change are based on my work with 100s of leaders who’ve succeeded in changing long standing patterns of thinking and behaving.
Do you ever experience your work as a spiritual practice? A man laments to his rabbi: “I’m frustrated that my work leaves me no time for study or prayer.” The rabbi replies: “Perhaps your work is more pleasing to G-d than study or prayer.”
One Earthday in the 1990s, Earthday founder Senator Gaylord Nelson took respite at our house…. The rest of the story involves 6-year old boys, lots of mud, weapons of destruction, and a very gracious senator.
In this post, I lose a battle for living generously and learn how to receive. Whether you win or lose, acts of generosity are a great way to start the day.
This is my great aunt Celia with her husband, my great Uncle Jake. As a young woman Auntie Celia emigrated from Russia to the U.S. She served as domestic help to a family member. She was not formally educated. She was wise, wise enough to leave them a ladle of memories.
This is a personal story that sealed an important lesson into my being. When we refuse to touch the reality of a thing, it will express itself at another time and in another place. It will keep expressing itself until it finds a way to wake us.
When was the last time you changed it? You might wonder why I’m asking these questions about self image. Let me explain. Have you ever passed a mirror, not realizing that’s what it was, glanced quickly, and wondered,”Who is that______________ human being?”
You must jump through the hoop of Fire, and Skate to the middle of the Pond to face the Ogre So Fear…
Each moment, a wonder.
Our organizations are built on foundations of fear that retard progress. Where and how do we learn to recognize and overcome our fears? In this post, I turn to Shamanism for answers.