In thirty years of facilitating change with leaders and clients, I've heard a phrase, "There's an elephant in the room." over and over again. This phrase means that we're not talking about something important, which is often the truth; yet, even once acknowledged, dealing with an elephant is a complicated and sometimes confounding matter.Read More
Seeing True™ is a moment of epiphany that is so pronounced that subsequent changes in direction or behavior are dramatically altered for the better. The Greeks called this “metanoia,” which means "change of mind," though it might translate better today as “a profound change of heart.” In the Seeing True framework, we focus on transformation as the desired result, and forgiveness and relationships as the spaces in which we practice.
When we accept all the things and ways that appear to be impervious to our ability to change them, there comes a deep grounding which some would call humility. In that moment, we really can see what we can and cannot do.Read More
A friend and professional acquaintance, who knows a lot about all the spaces in which I play, asked me for some assistance. She was getting ready to lead a yoga study group through some new and untried material when she asked me, “What’s the formula for transcendence?”Read More
Listen to my interview with Soy about what happens when you hit rock bottom. I consider this one of my favorite topics because I have quite a bit of experience with my own life and in working with others to use a bottom to propel us into growth. It's not easy, but it is remarkable.Read More
The only question that seems to matter is whether or not we are content with who and where we are. If we’re satisfied, or for some reason unable or unwilling to press forward with inward development, there’s nothing to be done.
If we are discontented, we apparently must proceed.Read More
Everywhere I looked I saw her artistry. Landscapes had been painted on the riser of each stair. Flowers adorned pots, pans and a teakettle. There were paintings hanging and some were painted directly on walls. The space in which she lived was a shrine of its kind, not to the artist, rather to the expression.Read More
"Since life and our lives are dynamic and in flux, we need to have a good look at our beliefs. Most of us come from the perspective that we should not be disturbed, that life should not disrupt us or our plans. We are apparently deeply conditioned to think that everything should somehow be orderly.Read More