Forestopper

Everybody wants to be a Forerunner. Winner, fast, aggressive. Crossing the line first. But do we have a clear direction, certainty of our goal, shared understanding of success? Have we asked all the people, and other species on this planet? How does one ask the whole planet? Has it already responded? It’s difficult to stop… Continue reading Forestopper

Lighthouse of Presence

A lighthouse doesn’t run around the beach to find a ship to rescue. It stands serenely on a high cliff and lets its own light shine. Is happy to help in case someone notices the light. Doesn’t mind if no one pays attention. I open my light. I am totally present. I know others will… Continue reading Lighthouse of Presence

8th floor

When I was a child I had a recurring nightmare. I am in the elevator – we live in a block of flats, on the 5th floor of a 7-floor building. My mother has forbidden me to use the elevator alone, so I’m nervous. I push button 5, the elevator starts its journey with a… Continue reading 8th floor

Hunter-gatherers of a New Era

We have the brains of hunter-gatherers. Born on the savannah a long time ago. Served us well for a while. Now we’re in offices, staring at laptops, galloping from one meeting to another. Multi-hustling. Economy and Growth must be re-thought: from Gross National Product competitions to  communities that help each other. Time must be re-thought:… Continue reading Hunter-gatherers of a New Era

Veggietiger awakens

I realise that I have been sleepwalking in a nightmare of greed, competition and busyness. I decide to awaken and start living a good and meaningful life – including worklife. I decide to start my journey of transcendence: from a man-eating tiger to a vegetarian tiger. The Tales of Transcendence begin… “I’m dreaming. I notice that I’m standing in water. From the reflection in water I see I’ve become a tiger;  orange fur, black stripes, sharp teeth and claws. I want meat, lots of meat…”