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…
Charlotte Friborg invites you to “make your own money again,” and live your whole life now.
Charlotte Friborg invites you to “make your own money again,” and to shine your light with purpose and balance. What a delight! What a sublime call to you at this present moment! Charlotte invites you to connect you with your own inner being, and act in the real world to use your gifts, talents, and…
What do you see: problems or opportunities?
Tiger Woods is back to the top. How his ladder climbing out of a slump can help you climb your own ladder?
I don’t play Golf. I even don’t understand the game in its entirety. If I had to explain it, I would say- and correct me if I am wrong- this is a game played by affluent people who have time, money, and prestige on large pristine green grass open-air courses where they discuss business, politics…
Build confidence, destroy fear, and live the life you want. No regrets!
The following notes are from The Magic of Thinking Big, an outstanding self-development book, published by Dr. David Schwartz. Fear is real. Fear is psychological. It’s success enemy No 1. Fear stops people from capitalizing on opportunity; fear wears down physical vitality; fear actually makes people sick, causes organic difficulties, shortens life; fear closes your mouth…
Confucius philosophical leadership learning: The Great Learning!
What the Great Learning teaches is: to illustrate illustrious virtue; to renovate the people; and to rest in the highest excellence. The point where to rest being known, the object of pursuit is then determined; and, that being determined, an unperturbed calmness may be attained to. To that calmness there will succeed a tranquil repose.…
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…
Remember your story, carry your story, and tell your story!
“I hope that you will always remember your story, and that you will carry your story with you as proudly as I carry mine.” First Lady Michele Obama told a graduating class of 100 students, giving the commencement address to Santa Fe Indian School. She personalized the history of the African American experience, and shared her family’s…
Bill Gates & Warren Buffet: 25 years of friendship, learning and laughing through stories and building memories!
I enjoyed reading Bill Gates’s recent notes published online to mark the anniversary of his 25th friendship anniversary with Warren Buffet. Bill Gates said this friendship has changed his life for the better in every imaginable way. He has learned to learn more and laugh more by telling stories and building memories. Bill met Warren…