Transforming power

Last week the political wing of the Muslim Brotherhood, the world’s oldest and largest Islamist organization, a group that has been banned, off and on in Egypt since 1948, won 47 percent of seats in the lower house of parliament. Which leads me to ponder a...

Reflecting on sacrifice

My nephew posted this on his Facebook wall this morning: We all have dreams, but how much are you willing to sacrifice to realize yours? Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day Indeed. Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Martin Luther King Jr died at 39. And he predicted his...

Innovating education

My friend who writes about parenting, bullying, and schools wrote an article called, Parenting a Life of Meaning, In it she asks: Is it really normal that children should hate school? Should we as parents and society tolerate that children spend 6-8 hours a day bored,...

Underestimating our own power

OK last post about Steve Jobs, I promise. But something else in Steve Jobs’ biography struck me. Even after Apple became the dominant player in the market, Jobs continued to see himself, and his company, as the underdog, having to defend itself against the...

The year of living selectively

Happy new year. This year a lot more space and time opens up for me, as I step down from my role as the director of training at the Process Work Institute. But I’m finding that the freedom of having more space and time comes with a huge challenge. Do I use this...