Category: transformation

Transforming Pain into Power!

Transforming Pain into Power!
In America, if you have a pain, we have a drug for it. A short while ago, I found myself popping Ibuprofen when my sinuses started to hurt. It took the edge off and I got on with my other priorities. When I found myself doing that three times in a week and a half,... Read more »

Voices in Your Head - Are They All Good?

Voices in Your Head - Are They All Good?
When you listen within, do you hear words? See pictures? Feel or sense things? Just Know? Throughout the ages, when people saw visions, they were called “prophets”. When they sensed or felt that something “bad” was going to happen – like a loved one was about to be sick or die – it was often... Read more »

Creating Peace in the Middle East...One Person at a Time

Creating Peace in the Middle East...One Person at a Time
When graphic designer, Ronny Edry, posted on Facebook a poster that said he loved Iran and didn’t want war, no one – most especially Ronny – could have imaged the impact. One message. One intent. One truth. Spreading like wildfire to change the world. What if every human being believed that all sane people on... Read more »
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Yo Yo Ma, The Chicago Children's Choir and Peace on Earth

Yo Yo Ma, The Chicago Children's Choir and Peace on Earth
Last week, as Yo Yo Ma play his famous cello at the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, 3,400 children from Chicago neighborhoods sang in the background, and I felt hope for the future. It was the kind of hope that only innocence and the universal language of music can bring. Watching the joyful and buoyant Artistic Director, Josephine Lee,... Read more »

Welcome to the End of the World: Opening to New Time

Welcome to the End of the World: Opening to New Time
“I have a headache, Therese,” Jose Arguelles reported to me in 1984. As his neighbor, I would drop in to say “hello” without warning. “I’ve been up all night channeling this amazing information – all this math! And I’m an artist, not a mathematician!” Indeed, Jose was a skilled artist who taught art at Princeton... Read more »

Why You Feel Panicked These Days and Two Things You Can Do About It

Why You Feel Panicked These Days and Two Things You Can Do About It
Feeling panicked? Crazy days and long, anxious nights have visited a vast majority of my clients’ experience in the last couple of months. From despair over financial challenges to job shifts to family trauma to the loss of loved ones – this has been a deeply earth-changing time. Breakdowns are happening in greater frequency. There is... Read more »
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Persistent Challenges are our Greatest Gifts?

Persistent Challenges are our Greatest Gifts?
My client, Jillian, brilliantly represents and coaches her clients so that they find themselves in venues that best fit their talents. They feel seen in the best light by audiences, and they are thrilled with her work. Who would imagine that Jillian secretly yearns for the limelight, herself, and is, at the same time, deathly... Read more »

Organizing the Future around Empathy

Organizing the Future around Empathy
As a consultant in a big six consulting firm in the 80’s, I was told to keep my emotions at home because management consultants don’t have emotions. 15 years later, the same firm hired me to teach their global, internal consultants leadership – including a component of emotional intelligence. Now we know that emotional intelligence... Read more »

The Art of Losing Yourself

The Art of Losing Yourself
During personal change and transformation, it is appropriate to lose the self you have always known. Significant passages in your life are your soul’s prompting to remember more of your gifts, or show up as a more integrated self in the world. This requires mourning the loss of who you have always known yourself to... Read more »
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Conscious Capitalism

The Conscious Business Network is a place for colleagues to explore what is possible beyond even the best current ideas, and to connect to the next level of potential in relationship and work.  In We First, author Simon Mainwaring insists it is time for business to become the driver for transforming capitalism – by honoring purpose, values, mutual... Read more »