The Elephant and the blind men
For centuries, Sufi Masters have been using short stories to teach their spiritual disciples important life lessons. Below you’ll read one of my favorite Sufi stories: “The Elephant and the blind men,” and I invite you to share your perspective on what point you make out of it. Once there was a city, the inhabitants…
SELF: Single Element Leadership Failure
I had the pleasure to listen to an audio from Terry Brady on Rascal Radio this morning entitled SELF: Single Element Leadership Failure. It comes to my mind to share with you some questions she raised that might get you thinking about your own “SELF.” “SELF,” she said, “is most of the time associated with…
Do something. Blame no one. Make no excuses.
I was visiting my son Axel this week-end in Tallahassee, FL., when I saw a poster tapped on his wall with these slogans: Do something. Blame no one. Make no excuses. First, I made a selfie and asked him about the poster which exhibits a photo of the new coach Willie Taggart known in the…
Hell: ‘Whatever you fear most…’ an oustanding Edwidge Danticat’s folk story!
I am reading Edwige Danticat. Her recent memoir “Brother, I’m dying” is amazing. She tells her family story in poignant way. She combines her story with the story of her dad, her uncle, her countries, her travels, her neighborhood, her grandmas.to free herself, and to free us as well to tell our own story, and to…
A leadership platform for you in a crowded, noisy world!
“A leadership platform for you,” has been my tagline for this blog since its inception in 2011. I wanted this blog to be a place where I connect with you on topics that matter, above all about leadership and personal development. A place where you can follow me on what I read, what I listen,…
Setting People Free at the Life Leadership Summer Leadership Convention this week-end in Green Bay, Wisconsin
I spent this week-end at the Life Leadership Summer Convention with my three kids, a lot of friends, and thousands and thousands of members of the Life Leadership Compensated Community in Green Bay, Wisconsin. We had fun, we learned, and we got inspired,uplifted, and renewed with passionate vigor and lasting motivational speeches and, meaningful conversations…
Leadership education, learning and the intellect: some thoughts from Arnold Toynbee & Daisaku Ikedda
Thanks to my friend Frantz Rimpel who gave me this book as a gift three years ago, I woke up this morning re-reading “Choose Life, A dialogue” between historian Arnold Toynbee and Buddhist lay organization leader Daisaku Ikeda. This book, published in 1972, is a record of Toynbee & Ikeda’s views on critical issues confronting humanity. The book…
Launching a Leadership Revolution through Leadership Education & Critical Thinking
“Our LLR System is designed to gradually and effectively transform your existing professional-level talent into engaged, contributed, go-to leaders”. LLR flyer
Leadership in the ocean of life: drifters, surfers, drowners, and sailers!
What a great pleasure I had this last week end in Silver Spring, Maryland, to teach and to learn leadership and life issues with the Bread of Life Bible Fellowship Ministries led by Senior Pastor David Faustin and his spouse First Lady Yolaine Faustin and their outstanding team. I shared with them the following insight,…
Leadership: the next revolution to stop the decline and start a 180 degrees turnaround in Haiti
I enjoy reading several books at once. I let my internal feeling guide me to which one should I pick at specific moments. A biography is ongoing must. I enjoyed learning from great minds and accomplishers both alive and dead, national and international. The great source of learning is universal, it has no boundary, no…