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Jack Butler interviews Dan Edwardes on Parkour, flow and adaptability

Whenever I am outside and let my curious, kid-like side run the show, one of the things I always want to do is jump on things – trash cans, benches, railings, you name it.  I think it’s the native tendency which has always intrigued me about the world of Parkour (aka freerunning).  Even though I have […]

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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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Why your bucket list is screwing you over

I was writing my first ‘do-this-in-my-lifetime’ lists before I had ever heard the concept of a bucket list or it was popularized through the 2007 Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman film.  It makes me smile how serious I was as a teenager – a note I wrote at 13 was entitled ‘Getting My Life Sorted’. […]

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How you are thinking about freedom is making you less free

Freedom is not about… 1.  Doing what you want when you want however you want with whomever you want if you want all the time This is a view of freedom often peddled by lifestyle designers, internet marketers and other solopreneurs.  Of course, the ability to have dominion over your schedule is a huge aspect […]

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Jack Butler interviews Tripp Lanier on Being A Kickass Guy (aka New Man)

Tripp Lanier is lovely guy who values presence, living a wise life and having fun, an intersection I really appreciate. Tripp is an in-demand men’s coach and host of the rocking New Man podcast, which has included guests Tim Ferriss, Ken Wilber and Leo Babauta. Join us for an easeful, fun, deep dive into: – […]

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What does it really take to be emotionally intelligent? [WEBSHOW VIDEO]

VIDEO – To see Jack Butler interviewing Andrea Isaacs on The Conscious Change Agent Web Show, click here. Super excited to release this edition of The Conscious Change Agent web show with my guest Andrea Isaacs, as it’s the first time we have done a 3-camera shoot.  Thanks to the awesome Yuchen Wu for making this […]

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The evolution of love relationships

Maybe you have seen my interview with Martin Ucik? It went down really well, got 82 facebook likes and helped connect me with cool people like Chris Cowan who found it online. Take it from me, Martin has a vast handle on relationship dynamics. This is a guest post from Martin on what relationships look like at […]

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