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What the Geese taught

What the Geese taught

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...

Words have Power: Changing the toxic masculinity conversation

Words have Power: Changing the toxic masculinity conversation

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.

Crossing Thresholds, Shedding Skin

Crossing Thresholds, Shedding Skin

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.

Super-Food for Goals

Super-Food for Goals

Your goals reveal what you value. Values-inspired goals don’t depend on the world playing along nicely.

The Warrior Within

The Warrior Within

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?

Many thresholds to cross

Many thresholds to cross

“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.

Who is running this Circus?

Who is running this Circus?

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.

Shadow Presencing

Shadow Presencing

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.

Your role in the world has impact

Your role in the world has impact

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

Why listen to the Complainer?

Why listen to the Complainer?

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.

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