And then I realized freedom was in control

Some days I feel like I am being pulled in different directions in a way that I long to resolve.  A sort of fussy first-world charlatan-like-less-painful-version of William Wallace at his demise.   I want to have my own time, and I want high-quality people contact.  I want to be unstructured so I can respond [...]

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Jack Butler talks with Chris Cowan about Holacracy, the organizational operating system

Holacracy is a serious effort to bring distributed authority, agile/lean decision-making and an inbuilt evolutionary heartbeat to running a company. It’s a governance system which you can choose to adopt to run your organization in what I would argue is a more evolved way.   It’s been adapted by my friends Decker Cunov, Robert McNaughton and [...]

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I am who I am. Not.

I recently saw an interview by Brian Rose, founder of London Real, of Peter Sage, the motivational speaker and entrepreneur, whom I had met way back when in my early London days.  I am grateful to Peter for first putting the ’4 Kingdoms of Consciousness’ model on my radar.  More on that in another blogpost. [...]

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What is this possibility costing you?

People have a poor understanding of opportunity cost in my experience, including myself when I am not present.  We can go chasing after all sorts of ‘interesting’ things – but it means we’re not putting major life attention and energy – arguably our two most important currencies – on what most matters to us, or [...]

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Set your filter, you opportunity-seeker you!!

If you’re an opportunity-seeker, it’s even more important for you to have a strong filter for what information you capture. For many people, it’s developmental to write things down, because they are too lazy or too unhabituated to do so. For you, the opportunity-seeker, because the world is alive with all sorts of potentially spurious [...]

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