Wonderful interview of Jonathan Haidt by Bill Moyers

Nancy & I just watched a¬†wonderful interview of Jonathan Haidt by Bill Moyers which speaks not only to the current political divisiveness in this country, but the deeper issue of demonization, polarization and ‘we/they’ thinking at the root of the divisive/divided minds we all mess with. A couple of ¬†favorite phrases from this interview: “Follow […]






47 hand offs and candid compassion

Yesterday I had a conversation with a consulting colleague about a shared interest, lean manufacturing and production. A few years ago, after some generous mentoring from another friend and colleague, I had the pleasure of doing a few months of consulting for a branch of the US military. After a month of training to become […]






The inside job of forgiving our insane projections

While contemplating this past week, what I believe happened a decade ago (with emphasis on the word believe), I realized again that forgiving myself for projecting a world of separation is my real job here; that’s what undoes unexamined fear, what loosens the white-knuckled grip of avoided, yet unfounded guilt. Along with that comes the […]