“You can’t outwit fate by standing on the sidelines placing little sidebets about the outcome of life. either you wade in and risk everything you have to play the game or you don’t play at all. and if you don’t play you can’t win.” ― Judith McNaught, Paradise There are two kinds of failure. The … More Mastery is the call of life
“Do. Or do not. There is no try.” Yoda- The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars. “Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.” ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I am often reminded of the gentle truth; thou shall not have ideas, thou shall have balls. … More Dare or Don’t.
Life is about persistently asking the question, WHAT DOES FREEDOM MEAN TO ME? In this one contemplation, ego is stripped bare, priorities are rethought, life and the illusion of its success is revealed to those who ask. So that they can love, learn and live.
Each one of us, alive today, has the power to inspire change and transformation in the world.
I am writing about emotional maturity in my new book. The strength to meet eternity in the second that comes. The strength to not be afraid to be you, to sit and have no thoughts, to take tea when taking tea. Without emotional maturity, we know no serenity and joy. Because serenity and joy is … More I was not built to break
The poet doesn’t invent. He listens. — Jean Cocteau I’m more interested in what I discover than what I invent. — Paul Simon It is without doubt that one can unravel powerful and beautiful things if only you allow yourself to get lost. The call to being an artist is the call to heed the … More The cave of making
“Public opinion is a weak tyrant compared with our own private opinion. What a man thinks of himself, that is which determines, or rather indicates, his fate.” — Henry David Thoreau “He can inspire a group only if he himself is filled with confidence and hope of success.” — Floyd V. Filson Leadership essentially is about growing … More Leaders affirm.
Miracles Why, who makes much of a miracle? As to me I know of nothing else but miracles Whether I walk the streets of Manhattan Or dart my sight over the roofs of houses toward the sky Or wade with naked feet along the beach just in the edge of The water Or stand under … More I see miracles
Where all think alike, no one thinks very much- Walter Lippmann US author & journalist (1889 – 1974) “Chance favors the connected mind.” ― Steven Johnson The New Jerusalem of Innovation is networking for diversity. Innovation is but a product of networks and diverse opinions and perspectives. Mastery is all about networks- a group of … More To innovate, network.
“When you’re following your inner voice, doors tend to eventually open for you, even if they mostly slam at first.” ― Kelly Cutrone “Every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being re-directed to something better.” ― Steve Maraboli In life, our greatest pains are out of being rejected. … More Rejection: mastering success