Having trouble sleeping, feeling nervous, or tense? You are probably anxious. Not in that acute, coming and going sort of way, but in that chronic, under-the-radar-but-always-there kind of way. You might not even know what it feels like to NOT be anxious. There’s a whole lot of pop-psychology about how to manage anxiety — it’s…

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Changing social reality is not something you can do simply because you are passionate, dedicated, or determined. Social change requires a particular skill-set. If you want to change social reality, you need to build the know-how and capabilities. This requisite is agnostic to any particular social system, discipline, or sector. So no matter whether you…

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Do you believe that you aren’t confident? That you lack confidence about something? And is this lack of confidence is holding you back? Well I can believe that your BELIEF about your lack of confidence is holding you back, but I DON’T believe for one second that you are lacking in something or are deficient,…

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  I was sitting with a friend recently who was sharing her struggles with really stepping into her life mission of social healing and social change. She was in transition out of her current job and didn’t seem to be ready for what she wanted to do next. She didn’t know how to take the…

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  Most people talk about creativity in business is about innovation for financial gain or marketshare. I want to talk about becoming a creative person in service to others. Using our creative gifts primarily to grow rich is a sin against some sort of cosmic law; I am sure. They have another purpose, another destination.…

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We’ve worked on a lot of projects, businesses, alliances, and change efforts of many shapes and sizes over the past 20 years. And we’ve seen one consistent thorn in the side of even the smartest leaders — something that thwarts, compromises, or destroys change work no matter how much energy, passion, smarts, resources, and sheer…

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