We must take responsibility for the reality that our choices in the aggregate create our global future. With new public conversations, we can better understand the future that we are creating, the interconnectedness of our choices, and open new possibilities for our choices.
When we look at our own standards for a good life, a meaningful life, and look at the common stories of needing more wealth or consumption, we can begin to authentically feel what is needed.
Technology is not just the development and use of tools. Our tools shape what we do and how we think. Our tools use us and control us.
We have lost the traditions of facing life itself in its richness, challenges, and depths, and along with it the dimension of self-cultivation as a good life. We find the good life outside ourselves instead of inside ourselves.
Culturally, we have largely lost the experience and narrative of the core meaning of life, what we can call our soul. We need to find our soul again.
We need to put the human being and our lives back into the center of our concerns. We must recover our valuing life and a good life as more sacred than our projects and our measures.
Despite widespread scientific analyses of global issues, there have not been significant changes in global consumption patterns or economic policies. We seem to be trapped in the current systems with no real options to a new game.
This book will change your view of the future that is coming and opens up a bigger set of possibilities of how to cope with it.
Actually, there is NO such thing as soft skills. The so-called “soft skills” people refer to such as the ability to communicate effectively, develop alliances, enroll others into a vision, navigate uncertainty with ease, coach team members, build trust are the absolute hardest thing to do well.
Is your world full of possibilities? Or do you find that you mostly see limits to your possibilities? For example, what do you think of the word “organizations” or the word “corporate”? I find leaders and coaches have an emotional reaction to such words and, in fact,...