Truth Telling- Martha Beck & the 12 Steps of AA

Truth Telling- Martha Beck & the 12 Steps of AA

“When we grasp truth- any truth, from the correct solution to a math problem to the capacity for love- all our ways of knowing align.”  – Martha Beck, The Way of Integrity  In her most recent book, The Way of Integrity, Martha Beck uses the metaphor of Dante’s...
A Beginnner’s Mind Is An Asset

A Beginnner’s Mind Is An Asset

I’m learning Dutch from my 22 month old granddaughter, Hanna. I recently spent 2 weeks in the Netherlands with my son Jon, daughter-in-law Claartje and 2 granddaughters, Emma 5 & Hanna 22 months. This was my first time to see them since January 2020, just before...
The Power of Shared Leadership

The Power of Shared Leadership

Leadership is like love or a spiritual awakening, to keep it you must give it away. In her groundbreaking book The Soul of Money, Lynne Twist describes the Three Truths of Sufficiency. These truths are equally true of leadership. Money is like water, it flows What you...
It Starts with Permission

It Starts with Permission

I don’t know about you but shedding my Covid mask has been liberating and a little scary. Even after being fully vaccinated, I wore a mask for 6 weeks in public even while ballroom dancing.  New York Times columnist, David Brooks, gave the commencement address to the...