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It was again a very rich experience working with eminent scholars Kathryn Goldman Schuyler and John Baugher and some of the most challenges questions the world faces today – how to create social change? Together we edited an inspiring book, while bringing together an amazing group of thought leaders to…

Anodea Judith offered a workshop in Holland, which I was privileged to join. Among other topics we discussed her work: The Global Heart Awakens. Written some years ago, it seems timelier than ever, as we are now facing increasing polarisation which may well lead to the end of dialogue and…

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…