Today's conversation uses Peter Block's book Community: The Structure of Belonging to begin the dialogue. True conversation and communication with like-minded and like-hearted others will help our communities heal in these times of divisiveness, and this book is a great conversation starter. https://videopress.com/v/4Kxb20Dm?preloadContent=metadata
I try really hard to be impartial, but anything that grabs my attention probably does so because it either honors one of my core values or because it steps on one. I know I judge myself the same way. It's not really our fault. Most of us were never taught HOW to think. We were… Continue reading Is it possible to be an Impartial Observer?
How effective is our conversation in the world these days? Do you know your own personal mission statement ... your mission ... your destiny? Mine is connecting people and creating conscious communities. This is why I'm dedicated to helping people connect. Not to say people have to think exactly the same, but they come together… Continue reading What’s With The Echo Chambers?
Today I share some of my experiences working with SolutionPeople in Chicago where I met great friends and learned some amazing information, including the distinction between creativity (having good ideas) and innovation (doing something with them). I also refer to my passion about creating DIALOGUE, which I define as "suspending previous assumptions in order to… Continue reading Creativity and Innovation: What’s the Difference?
Bumping up against old mindsets can be painful. It's one thing to outgrow your clothes. But what happens when you outgrow jobs? Opportunities? Relationships? Many people will hit that growth place and will try to go back into perceived safety instead of breaking through that barrier. Why? Listen in as I work through some of… Continue reading Experiencing Growing Pains