Wisdom is Looking in the Rear View Mirror

Wisdom is Looking in the Rear View Mirror

It must have happened to my mentors. They didn’t warn me or pass on their experiences. Likely they thought I was prepared to handle the moment. Who knows? A young brand executive came to see me just the other day. It was our first encounter and he was determined and...
Story Theory: Finding Your Original Whale

Story Theory: Finding Your Original Whale

As a child in church I used to hear the tale about Jonah and the whale. It was one of my favorites. Jonah was this fellow who hung around with God some 800 years BC. In fact, God decided that Jonah should handle a few housekeeping chores for him. It seems that there...
Wisdom is Inside-Out, Not Outside-In

Wisdom is Inside-Out, Not Outside-In

An old Indian story tells of a time that the God gathered all of creation and said, “I want to hide the gift of wisdom from humans until they are ready for it. For it is the awakening that they as an individual have an authentic place in my manifestation. Once found...
The Assumptive State : Living Unconsciously

The Assumptive State : Living Unconsciously

There was a saintly man, a Sufi master. He lived in a small village in the typical hut. One day a neighboring young woman discovered she was pregnant. This news was followed by the inevitable, the birth of her daughter. Everyone in the village wanted to know the...