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The Power of One: After 30 Years, the Last Books are Collectors Items

The End of an Era… And Perhaps the Beginning of a New One [SUMMARY:  After 3 decades, my first book, “The Power of One: Authentic Leadership in Turbulent Times” is going out of print.  It’s had quite a run! GET … Continue reading

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Contemplative Practices Slides

Greetings; Here are the slides for the Contemplative Practices workshop on 19 March 2018: Shadow to Light – UNC-CH (edited handout for participants) While you are free to use the slides as you see fit, please do not remove the … Continue reading

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Charlottesville and Barcelona: A Tale of Two Vehicles

When the game is fixed… play a different game.  When the deck is stacked against you, start playing checkers.  Or ice hockey.  Or ANYTHING but cards. Continue reading

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Creating a World for… Nazis and Skinheads? Ten Responses…

Do I want to ‘Create a World That Works for…”  Nazis and Skinheads? HELL NO! And… It’s the wrong question. Continue reading

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2nd Attempt: San Antonio Slides

If at first you don’t succeed… blame PowerPoint! Or WordPress… or SOMETHING! I have no idea why the slides did not open properly for some of you (and worked okay for others). This time, I’m sending the slides as a … Continue reading

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Unity of Portland – Workshop Slides – 25 June 2017

To download a copy of the slides used in the workshop at Unity of Portland on 25 June, 2017, please click on the link. Unity of Portland Workshop – 12 Gl Challenges – S2L 02 (presentation version) This web page … Continue reading

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Feeling Despair; Taking Action

The problem is that Donald Trump represents the caterpillar. (And Hillary Clinton represented just a different caterpillar.) The solution is that we need the BUTTERFLY… Continue reading

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Orlando… Dallas… Nice… Baton Rouge… Have You Noticed a Pattern?

Just when we think we can’t get worked up any more, something even more horrible comes along… Continue reading

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Envisioning a Positive Future… Part 2

backcasting and through casting… Continue reading

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Envisioning a Positive Future… (Part 1)

I said, “Name one book of speculative (“science”) fiction that provides a positive future for humanity…” Tom Atlee named three… Continue reading

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