I’ve been developing a theory called Essential Commons as a field for negotiation of what James Quilligan calls “…our mutual commons – the dynamic interrelationship of human subjectivity and material substance,” (Kosmos Journal. Spring/Summer, 2013). As policies and practices are beginning to better account for the commonality of our materiality, it’s critical that we consciously […]
We just finished celebrating Media’s second annual Happiness Week. It’s been a thrill to be the instigator of such fun – we had an old fashioned street dance party, a couple of fairs, drumming, learning about plants and saving energy and lots and lots of connecting with new and old friends. The idea to celebrate […]
Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose a response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom. Victor Frankl I help executives and business owners respond powerfully. Professional Counsel supports growth and freedom – guaranteed.
From success guru, Stephen Covey: 1. See the problem from the other point of view. Really seek to understand and to give expression to the needs and concerns of the other party as well as or better than they can themselves. 2. Identify the key issues and concerns (not positions) involved. 3. […]
I’ve done a lot of radio over many years but have never had a host who was literally raging from the political Far Right. Still, we agreed it’s time for transformation – not just the left or the right of the same old box. A new box – a new paradigm. Joe Formicola Show, WPTF […]
This quote provides often-overlooked context for whatever you’re working on: “Everything that has ever happened in the history of the universe is the prelude to each of our lives. Everything that has happened from the beginning of time has become the platform from which we launch our lives. We are the heirs of the long […]