How do we empower the makers, dreamers and doers of society?

  Non conformity + community building. Do not try and take my uniqueness and have it fit. And, encourage me to work with the whole community towards something bigger than any one of us. All of us are misfits in some area. And all of us want to find our tribe. Curiosity + Constraints. Always endlessly curious, and living in … Read More

Dismissed – being heard is a form of wealth

We all know the experience of being dismissed as an irrelevant voice, or an irrelevant human. And…if we are honest, we have all dismissed others as irrelevant. I have been a master at dismissing, which of course is why I have had to face dismissal so thoroughly of late. Here is how it works. I am introduced to a ‘business … Read More

On being human. Seeing the world from our knees.

The extraordinary Parker Palmer wrote he was a “contemplative by catastrophe.” Krista Tippett in an interview with Tim Ferriss talked about wisdom and age. And Alain de Botton talked with Krista Tippett about love and relationships. All the while, I struggled with my own inner demons and questioned everything…all my effort, my dedication, my persistence…why? and for what? And at … Read More

Moving from an economy of extraction to extinction – to omni-generative

Our current economic model is designed to extract to extinction. Extract impounded solar energy (fossil fuels) from Earth, some billions of years in the making, and costing millions of energy dollars for Earth to produce, to make a profit in the short term (several hundred years of wealth for a small few), for which the future humans and Earth will … Read More