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Although the reality of ‘leadership’ is being informed by greater consciousness in many places, the collapsing of established structures is nevertheless disturbing and when the consequences hit close to home, it is unnerving. It has become obvious that globalization, advances in computers and robotics, and, shifts in the ecosystem evince…

A group of legal women invited me to guide them through a retreat focusing on developing their female leadership qualities. To get away from the city and the major financial institutions where many of them work, the retreat was held in Upstate New York, at The Old Stone Farm. (http://www.oldstonefarm.org)…

I travelled to a monastery in Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha in 563BCE where I had the great privilege of attending a one-week intensive meditation under the guidance of Venerable U Vivekananda. U Vivekananda has trained under Ven. Saydaw U Panditabhivamsa for almost 30 years. His teaching of Vipassana…

It was a great honor for me to be invited to speak at the Guild of Pastoral Psychology (http://www.guildofpastoralpsychology.org.uk/index.php/home-page) of which C.G. Jung is founder patron. The theme of the year was Through The Spaces Of The Dark. My talk was on how changes in society necessitate adaptation of leadership…

Peter Senge presented his work elegantly and eloquently. He spoke to the power of listening as a means of bringing forth something new. He talked about how to ‘listen someone into listening’ as part of leadership. Why? Because the quality of listening determines the outcome of any meeting or relationship…

The Urs celebration is a commemoration of the passing away of a Sufi Saint. I attended the Urs for Hazrat Inayat Khan, celebrated at the Dargha in the Basti, Nizamuddin. This year’s Urs was hosted by Sufi Ruhaniat International and the program offered, among other delights, many great musical performances….

The In Claritas (www.inclaritas.com) retreat in Nice was built around a practice that enhances awareness of how to consciously experience living with the small and big cycles that are beyond any personal narrative of life. During this three day gathering we ventured beyond Nice to visit the Foundation Maeght in…