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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Find a path with heart

Find a path with heart

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 […]

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The 4 Enemies of Knowledge

Teachings of don Juan - Carlos Castaneda

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 […]

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Win = What I Need

Winning Team

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. […]

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