How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world." -Anne Frank Those engaged in the solution experience greater joy than those complaining about the circumstances. Will you make “A World That Works for Everyone” part of your conversations today? ... Read More
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." -Margaret Mead What might we do this second that would contribute to a “World That Works for Everyone?” If you go out to eat, will you contribute ... Read More
In 1977, Landon Carter, Neil Mahoney, Levy Swindell and I made a presentation regarding the peaceful desegregation of the Cleveland, Ohio public schools in the board room of the Cleveland Trust Company, now Key Bank, to it’s Chairman and other senior staff of the bank. Landon Carter was an EST ... Read More
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are. - Benjamin Franklin - There are no new thoughts, only ones we have yet to tend to. What would happen if each and every person could see that what happens to one of ... Read More
Look carefully at a blade of grass or an anthill. Can you explain why after having been frozen solid for the winter, the grass grows anew in the spring? Or how the ant colony organizes itself to accomplish what seems impossible? Do you experience that you live in a miracle? ... Read More
Until we examine everything we do to see if it moves us closer to a World That Works for Everyone, it is highly unlikely we will ever achieve it. It will require absolutely everyone’s attention to all things they are involved with or work towards if we are to create ... Read More
It will be my honor to attend the Change of Command Ceremonies for the 158th Fighter Wing of the Vermont Air National Guard, which involves two people I love and have come to know well over the past two years. Every time I attend a military ceremony, I feel so ... Read More
One of the largest non-profit organizations I know (which has done some solid work in the past) just fired 100 people, not for cause, one of whom has worked for them for over 25 years, without any notice, cut off their e-mail, basically out the door and thank you very ... Read More
If you look into the eyes of a child (below is Jacob Howlett, Katie Abbott and Nigel Howlett's son), you will not only see what real presence looks like, you will see the entire miracle that is ours. In how many other places might you see miracle today? ... Read More
In relationship to anything: laws, businesses, schools, public policies, everything, there is one question that must be asked in every case. Is what we are about to do going to be useful in creating A World That Works for Everyone? ... Read More
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Constant awareness of how I approach others, and how I hold them when I approach them, has been a really revelatory concept for me. In some respects, it has given words to something I had always been doing, and in others it has significantly increased my ability and willingness to do this all the time. Erin Kilbride | Portland, ME
For me this is probably the most “radical” change in my life.
Gareth Davies | Capetown, South Africa
[This course] is one of only a few that had real life applications that helped prepare me to teach
Gina Martin | Springfield, MA
Thinking about standards boundaries, things I tolerate and things that excite me are all very powerful and things we should but likely would not do unless prompted like this!
Maureen Clancy | Portland, ME
Through this course I began “living” the beliefs. I demonstrated them more naturally and comfortably. Instead of having to remind myself, I began innately “becoming” that inspired teacher I always had in me but only called upon at certain times. I changed. I am complete in every area of my life.
Maureen Oswald | Jay, Maine
With each session, the conversation became easer and easier to grasp and experience. This was primarily resulting from the mounting proof that the conversation was real and true…it is the holistic nature of the conversation, as one conversation, that makes the process so satisfyingly effective.
Roy Chatterjee | Portland, ME
My entire world has changed and I see things a lot differently today than I did before I began this process…I’m a lot more grounded and am learning how my self-care allows me to take better care of myself so I can be a better leader to my team; lead by example.
Shere Goo| San Francisco, CA