NOT-KNOWING2
Practical philosophy,

Not Knowing

It’s hard to make a platitude about being human without automatic arrogance. The human experience is incredibly varied in its expression and what is true for one person is often not for another. What is, however, universal is our capacity for awareness. Perhaps the most distinguishing characteristic of the human

FAITH_BLOG
The System: Self Show,

The Power of Faith

Dealing with set backs is a universal condition. When James Murray, the lead editor of the first Oxford English Dictionary was enrolled to publish the dictionary, he was confronted with a near impossible task: document the use of every single word in the English language throughout history. Originally expecting the

HOLDING_SPACE_BLOG
The System: Self Show,

Holding Space

I was a pretty obnoxious kid in high school.  Purple hair, lots of piercings, prone to making trouble.  I remember having a debate with my English teacher about Shakespeare, challenging her on the meaning behind certain passages we were studying.  I just didn’t understand where she was getting all this

BLESSING_BLOG
The System: Self Show,

Bless You

How often do we consider the true significance of our words? Every time a person sneezes, someone will inevitably say, “bless you”. But what does this mean? Recently, I shared with a friend that when I walk by a person asking for money, I often respond with a blessing. His

Anatomy2
Sutra,

Anatomy of a Meaningful Learning Experience

Truly transformational learning often happens offline, in person, and in small groups. People have an opportunity to spend time together in community and experience new ways of being together. The idea behind Sutra revolves around delivering this kind of experience online. This guide will walk you through the basics of

RESISTANCE_BLOG
The System: Self Show,

Overcoming Resistance

Resistance is familiar to anyone who has pursued a creative endeavor.  It is that comforting force of distraction in the face of a meaningful task.  It’s calling friends, surfing the web, researching something random, browsing Amazon, and day dreaming when you know you should be doing something else. In The

FOMO_blog
The System: Self Show,

NO MO’ FOMO

Early in my entrepreneurial career, I was selling real estate rentals in the Boston area.  After two months on the job I was failing miserably and almost ready to quit.  My working strategy was to churn through as many prospects as I could, always moving on to the next client.

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