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Bernie Sanders Proposes To Boost Worker-Ownership Of Companies

August 17, 2015 Dave Johnson Businesses are run for a profit that goes into the pockets of the business’ “investors.” To be an investor requires that you have money. This is a rigged system that by definition channels the returns … Continue reading

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The Blind Spot: Uncovering the Grammar of the Social Field

Otto Scharmer’s blog below deserves great consideration and discussion.   Otto Scharmer    This blog is a bit longer than usual. But if you are interested in the invisible dimension of leading profound social change — and in a blend of action science … Continue reading

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3 Ways Embracing Curiosity Can Change Your Life

EVER WONDER WHAT CURIOSITY CAN DO FOR YOU? AUTHOR WARREN BERGER LOOKS AT HOW THE TENDENCY TO WONDER IS A SECRET TO SUCCESS. WRITTEN BY Warren Berger Brian Grazer is one of the most successful producers in Hollywood, with film credits … Continue reading

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5 Questions for Gar Alperovitz

by Scott Gast (Orion Magazine) The Next System Project is an effort to “think boldly about what is required to deal with the systemic difficulties facing the United States.” Can you tell us more about it? It is increasingly obvious … Continue reading

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Relearning the Art of Asking Questions

  Tom Pohlmann Neethi Mary Thomas Proper questioning has become a lost art. The curious four-year-old asks a lot of questions — incessant streams of “Why?” and “Why not?” might sound familiar — but as we grow older, our questioning … Continue reading

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Flourishing inTolerance by John Scherer

As those who work with evolutionary development tag inclusion as the basic capacity promoting growth, blogs such as John Scherer’s here take on greater import.  cgb Posted on 01.24.15 http://scherercenter.com/uncategorized/flourishing-intolerance/ Several things prompted me to write this piece: An extraordinary client … Continue reading

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Eight Acupuncture Points for Transforming Capitalism

Otto Scharmer  www.ottoscharmer.com Posted: 06/15/2014 9:05 pm EDT Updated: 08/15/2014 5:59 am EDT I’m just returning from the annual BALLE conference in Oakland. BALLE (the Business Association for Local Living Economies), is the fastest-growing network of sustainable and value-based enterprises in North America. It was founded … Continue reading

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A Friendship, A Love, A Rescue by PARKER J. PALMER

“…I stand among you as one who offers a small message of hope, that first, there are always people who dare to seek on the margin of society, who are not dependent on social acceptance, not dependent on social routine, … Continue reading

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Eight Weeks to a Better Brain

Harvard  Gazette   http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2011/01/eight-weeks-to-a-better-brain/ January 21, 2011 By Sue McGreevey, MGH Communications Participating in an eight-week mindfulness meditation program appears to make measurable changes in brain regions associated with memory, sense of self, empathy, and stress. In a study that … Continue reading

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Leading with an Integral Consciousness Emerging from the Future

 Stefan Peter Goetz: an excerpt from his book   Tools of change If we want to lead with a 7.0 consciousness emerging from the future, then the time is now. With essence and candor for the highest potential of organizations, employees, … Continue reading

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