Owning the spotlight of your life

A stranger is captured in their own golden spotlight, produced by the almighty sun. And they didn’t even know it…. I love this metaphor….how many times a day might we each be standing, without even knowing, in a spotlight? Each of us a star. We forget…how easy is it to forget our own brilliance. Not the egoic high founded in … Read More

MH17, Gaza, Microsoft…its 2.23AM and its time to change

I am at the end of a seven stage series on how to deal with loss of a business. For today July 18th 2014 (Australian time), this last piece will have to wait. I started the 2.23AM project because I believe beyond question that beneath the glossy glamour of success, status, companies as empires, busy-ness, consumerism, not-enoughness….is a human heart … Read More

What to do when your business crashes and you lose it all. Stage 5 (of 7) Silence

You have reached rock bottom. You are able to speak about your crash/loss without shame and guilt, bringing humility and compassion to the story. Now you enter a stage of silence. All the noise, panic, haste, fear, confusion, upset, anger, shame, paralysis…goes away. There is just silence and spaciousness. It feels peaceful. The world looks different, because it is different. … Read More

What to do when your business crashes and you lose it all. Part 3 (of 7) Shedding

If you fill a container with too much gas at some point the container will explore. Simple physics. Our lives are filled to the brim. Social media, TV, family, sports commitments with kids, work, commutes, handling all of your stuff, buying more stuff, balancing the budget (or not), climbing the ladder of life….it goes on and on.  Our internal energy … Read More

What wakes you at 2.23AM? Part 5 (of 5). Join us to explore

Something is calling you to a more meaningful way of expressing your life and work. Of crafting your business. You seek to join with those who know that the Business as Usual model is no longer going to create a healthy world for all. Since May 2012 when the seeds of what is now 2.23AM arrived over a chat in … Read More