A collaborative blog written by Bob Dunham and guest blogger, Julio Olalla.

For review, read Part 7 here.

With new conversations among people who bring heart, who call for a standard of valuing the gifts that life provides, we can open a new conversation of the future where “growth” is not the only answer.

We can organize for a good life, harmony with nature and each other, and a rediscovery of meaning in the cultivation of human virtue, celebration of human excellence, and the joy of connection and community.

By reviving the question “what is a good life,” we can begin to look how to have our technology, our systems, and our economics support a good life rather than just increased consumption.

A new economics can measure value-creating transactions supporting the self-cultivation of a meaningful life, where the inner life again has value, and we value our social activities of taking care of what we care about.

To continue, read Part 9 here.

Julio Olalla is the founder of Newfield Network, a leading school of coaching in the world, and is considered one of the best coaches in the world. He is the author of From Knowledge to Wisdom.

Robert Dunham is the founder of the Institute for Generative Leadership and delivers programs in leadership around the world. He is a co-author of The Innovator’s Way.