When you put attention to what you should be giving, you become strong and balanced, you cannot be manipulated and easily swayed from what you have decided to do…
Spoiler alert. This article is going to make a case for “the journey is more important than the destination”. On this plane, there are no permanent destinations except for one: death. Of course, depending on what you believe, death is either an end-point (you die and that’s it, game over) or a starting point (you go to heaven/hell or you reincarnate into something else). So, whatever your destination is, it is really a path to […]
Francis Bacon famously said, “Knowledge is power”. This may or may not be so. But I think that the attainment of knowledge is a lot more complex than Bacon’s oft quoted sound bite and maybe it needs to be interrogated more fully. I recently read Carlos Castaneda’s, The Teachings of Don Juan – a Yaqui way of knowledge and becoming a ‘man of knowledge’ is no easy task according to the author. In fact most […]
Because we live in the context of a culture that uses fundamentally malevolent criteria to appoint leaders we cannot reliably maintain healthy organisations.
My friend Dave runs a number of successful businesses. He is successful because he gets it. He gets that a ‘What I Need’ (win) attitude is never as effective as a ‘What We Need’ mind-set. Dave is good at setting others up to win. Dave understands that if he helps enough people get what they want, he’ll get what he wants … to be secure, to live in harmony, to become autonomous and feel fulfilled. […]