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 […]


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.


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.


PRESS PLAY-The Myth of Status Quo

Status Quo is like a PAUSE button. You can’t get through a movie that way much less Life! Whether you lead or follow, change is inevitable. PRESS PLAY. #SocialChange #ChangeAgents #EverydayActivists Original post at



PS I make several videos a week in response to questions from clients and friends. If there’s anything you’d like a video about in particular or anything you want to hear more about, you can leave me a comment of PM me and I’ll make one in response to that.


A cubic centimeter of chance

It’s a rare moment when a world opens up to you that you hadn’t seen- or accepted- before. When someone recognizes a potential in you that you hadn’t noticed yourself.

It’s happened to me twice, this kind of distinct, forever memorable moment.


Simple Truths about Big Issues

We have a people problem– thinking of governments, organizations and other institutions as if they exist independent of the people in them- and therefore trying to make changes ‘to the system’ without really affecting the people in it.



If you’re like most senior leaders you have probably said some version of this many times- to your spouse, parents kids, even to yourself. And if you’re just starting out in your career, there’s a trick in here that you probably haven’t seen yet.


Love- the Only Emotion that Expands Intelligence

We can use our minds and relationships in life giving ways or life destroying ways. The idea that ‘intelligence’ can be anything that diminishes or destroys life is the ultimate fallacy.