Lesson 1: Life-Death-Life The hardest lesson of living so close to this pair of geese and building a relationship with them, has been in accepting that not everything that is birthed, must live. That our human sensitivities must bow to a greater force at work that...
The term toxic masculinity is at risk of recycling the same old story we have all been playing for thousands of years—just different roles and different costumes. There is a potent force for change at work in the world and it longs for the masculine and feminine to come into balance. It’s time to break the wheel, step out of the story, and create a new one.
Thresholds are archetypal gateways we must move through in order to change. They mark the shedding of a phase of life, of moving from one state of being to another. There are things we need to know about thresholds.
Your goals reveal what you value. Values-inspired goals don’t depend on the world playing along nicely.
Within each of us lives an inner Warrior. Warrior energy motivates us to endure, create boundaries, cut away that which does not serve, be fearless with the truth, take action, focus on a goal, commit to a task. How does your Warrior show up?
“Toto, I have a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.” Dorothy crosses a threshold into a strange new world and her adventure begins. In our personal and business lives, crossing thresholds is harder and often less technicolour.
Sybil learned at a young age that to be noticed by her busy parents, she needed to produce and perform. Get good grades, help out around the home, win prizes and competitions, make things. The better she did, the more attention she received. The subconscious lesson was that her value lay in what she did not in who she was.
What do a caterpillar and a distant planet have in common? Working with fuzziness compels a different way of setting and achieving goals.
What might be possible if we applied all the skills we use in successful human interactions to the inner ghosts and demons of our psyche. To the Inner Critic. To Bottled Rage or Anxiety Monster? What if we were to invite them into our presence. Sit down with them and really listen to all they have to say. Nurture them. Give them cookies and milk.
Stories throughout our history point to truths about our impact on the world. Self-interest leads to hubris, monsters and the downfall of Empires. Stepping into a higher purpose leads to success and glory. This article provides tips for exploring authentic purpose
A look at the role of the systems coach-consultant and why they can’t really help you in the way you might be hoping for.
Everyone in the team is a messenger of the system. Knowing that change is always emerging, listening to these messages can make us powerful systems leaders.