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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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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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A Psychiatrist Who Survived The Holocaust Explains Why Meaningfulness Matters More Than Happiness

EMILY ESFAHANI SMITH, THE ATLANTIC OCT. 22, 2014, 2:55 PM ReutersViktor Frankl, the renowned Viennese psychiatrist and author of “Man’s Search for Meaning.” “It is the very pursuit of happiness that thwarts happiness.” In September 1942, Viktor Frankl, a prominent Jewish … Continue reading

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5 Conditions for Sifting Social Fields by Otto Scharmer

(note:  photos were removed; graphics were retained) Last week at MIT I hosted a group of leaders and change makers from Indonesia. With its 17,000 islands and 250 million inhabitants, Indonesia is the third largest democracy and the biggest Muslim … Continue reading

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A Mighty Girl

17-year-old Mighty Girl Cynthia Lam of Melbourne, Australia wants to help people living without access to clean water and electricity — and this ingenious young inventor has developed a device that can purify water and generate electricity using only the … Continue reading

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