What’s True in Searching for Self?
As I enter Level 6 in the Game of Life, I’m looking back and taking stock of my life journey and thinking about what has shaped me, who I am, what I have done, and what I am doing to shape my life.
More Philia, Please.
I was on a bender of speaking events, workshops, and media interviews a short while back. Reflecting, I had a micro-ah-ha that the act of putting oneself out there, up there, and on stage contains a paradox of both separation and intimacy.
Turning into a Human Today.
Yesterday, after a surf session, I paused to admire the beautiful head-high waves rolling in. It was a peaceful moment on this fall day during yet another surreal election season.
Owning Your Weird.
The Way It Is, By William Stafford
On Human Artistry.
I’m thinking of beauty and artistry, in its many forms, and how the simplest things that inform our soul, mind, and mind’s eye when there is space and presence to do so.
The Other 10,000 Hours.
In Malcolm Gladwell’s best-selling and widely discussed book, Outliers: The Story of Success he talked about the 10,000 hours rule. In the book he cites a paper from American Scientist, by Herbert Simon and William Chase, noting that it takes between 10,000 and 50,000 hours to master something difficult.
Gathering Mana’o: The Hawaiian Practice of Listening to Learn.
A few years back, I had the honor to work with an organization in Hawaii. This client has been in existence for 150 years and they are deeply rooted in the Hawaiian culture. In order to get to know them and the culture, I wanted to get a deeper understanding of what doing meaningful business in Hawaii might mean.
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