Spiritual Life in the 9 to 5

Spiritual Life in the 9-to-5 — workshop

It’s hard to fit spirituality into your workday. You can “make time” for prayer or meditation between meetings and tasks — and this is a good thing. But better yet: stop trying to fit spirituality into your workday. Instead, make your workday part of your spirituality! In this workshop, you’ll explore how to: (1) Define your …

Career Direction

Are you happy where you are at work? Are you happy with the track you’re on? If you answer “yes!” and “yes!”, that’s GREAT! If not, it’s time to change. It’s time for what you believe in, what you want, and what you’re good at. “Real Good Work” career direction will help you find a …

Either “HELL YEAH!” or “no.”

No “yes.” Either “HELL YEAH!” or “no.” Derek Sivers, in Anything You Want Derek Sivers created CDBaby as a hobby then sold it, ten years later, for $22 million.  He gave all the money to a trust for music education. Read what he learned along the way in Anything You Want, which you can finish in …

Congressional Candidate Marianne Williamson — “principles of non-violence to birth a new American politics.”

Marianne Williamson — excerpt from congressional campaign announcement: 20 October 2013 …At my Sister Giant Conference in Los Angeles last year, I urged almost two thousand women to consider running for office using the principles of non-violence to birth a new American politics. After experiencing the energy and enthusiasm of the conference, I spent long …

Smiles and Laughter as a Corporate Goal

Twenty years ago, my colleague Dan* told me, “gettin’ paid and not being miserable is my goal. If I can get those two things, work is alright.  I don’t expect to like my job, but if I do, that’s great.” Damn!  I don’t think that’s the way most people experience their jobs, but I do …

Dreaming, Conversing and Doing math

In general, I find that business owners spend many hours a day working on tasks and talking at other people or being talked at. In general, I think that business owners are running a deficit on daily time spent: dreaming (the imagining kind more than the daydreaming kind, though that part is also useful, conversing …