THE SECRET TO TRUE CHANGE within families, organizations and nations

  The real fundamental changes in societies have come about not from dictates of governments and the results of battles, but through vast numbers of people changing their minds. Willis Harman, Futurist.   I am in what you might loosely call ‘the human potential business’ i.e. I work with people, organizations and communities and my sole task there is unleashing potentials. Perhaps because I am on the ‘people are amazing’ […]


A Fresh Start for your Relationship

  Wow- I just finished watching a recording of this webinar* with Chip and Jan Chipman of Vantage Consulting Group and it was so rich – like someone ran Defrag and CCleaner on my brain and simplified e.v.e.r.y.t.h.i.n.g. again.   Early in the call, Chip said: After 48 years, we don’t really know each other – and I mean that in the best of ways! We’re open to seeing each other brand new.   This […]



  THREE FACTS ABOUT YOU You are the single most underutilized resource in your life and business. You have an in-built potential for success and high performance. The place to begin is the simplest and most profound question of all: who do you think you are? THE UNTOLD SECRET BEHIND LONG-TERM SUCCESS Let me give you some good news- just because it seems hard to come by these days and I’m nice like […]


Organizational Program Walkthrough

INTRODUCTION & PURPOSE This is Response #1 in a series of posts for Three Principles practitioners who have been asking about working with organizations- business, nonprofits, schools, development agencies. First things first- We are all colleagues and co-learners in this. Whatever story we might tell ourselves or whomever we might compare ourselves to, the truth is, we each come equally equipped with the same kit. This is just a watercooler for […]


Interview on Your Exponential Practice

Here is the full interview with friend and colleague Jamie Smart* on his podcast Your Exponential Practice Podcast. My favourite excerpts: CURIOSITY is fuel for your business It leads to  LISTENING and Connection OPPORTUNITY and CONNECTION are the same thing.  Full interview here. Revelation #1 that transformed the level of performance (and success) I brought to my life: I didn’t know I didn’t have to believe everything I thought! If I got a […]


The Human Infrastructure

UNDER YOUR NOSE An invisible factor at work that determines your results I remember a conversation with my grandfather that went like this: Him: What is the most crucial infrastructure to develop for a country to succeed? Me: Energy? H: No. Try again. M: Education? H: Close, but no. M: I give up. Tell me. H: The Human Infrastructure. If that is not developing in a healthy direction, everything else […]


How to Change the World

Q. Talk to me about creating change in organizations, communities & nations and the impact of the Three Principles understanding in affecting change at this scale. Short Answer: Change happens in conversations. Long Answer: Organizations {or families or countries} are not static/stagnant collections of mechanical parts and moving pieces. They are LIVING systems, made up of people. An organizational/group culture is made up of the moment by moment thoughts and […]


Loss, Resilience and The Three Principles

Thought creates experience is NOT the same as how I think about it- am I an optimist, pessimist or realist etc.This is more foundational than that.
It’s not how you think about what happens to you but that you cannot EXPERIENCE it without Thought being involved.


The Art of Wondering


Whether it’s finding the right words to fire someone, navigating a complex business situation or how to have a difficult conversation with your teenage daughter- we are faced with an endless variety of challenges, problems and constraints.


Hard is Overrated

Somehow, around the world, we have come to the conclusion that striving, struggling against the current is the mark of a good, upstanding human being.