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Being the real you

We live in remarkable times.  We live in an age where it is increasingly possible for more people to be more of who they really are in their work as well as their play. Disagree?  Curious?  Read on. We all probably have some experience of needing to contort ourselves to fit in with a boss’ […]

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Wanna do some real personal development? It won’t be sexy

Real personal development is often about taking radical action in the areas that we are least oriented towards. We’re so more inclined to add more to the areas that we already are pretty accomplished at, or least pay good attention to. The business person who takes another seminar on building a business. The yoga junkie […]

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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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Hacking The Flow State with Dan Edwardes

I remember being introduced to the idea of Parkour or urban free running by the teacher who did more than any other in my life to galvinize my path of personal growth, the remarkable Andy Fisher.  Having left the circus to come teach, Andy had an amazing story and a breadth to his professional interests which was […]

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How Learning My Real Enneagram Subtype Changed My Life

The Enneagram has had a lot of my and my clients’ attention over the last 5 years.  There are barely interpersonal interactions that go by where I don’t reference an Enneagram perspective.  And I have written before about my delight at grocery shopping in Boulder and overhearing shop assistant and customer talking eloquently about their […]

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My vision for a world of love and power

Are you bringing your full love and power into the world? Do you feel more comfortable with one than the other?  Do you lose contact with your heart when you are in assertive action (my challenge)?  Do you feel sentimental and weak in the face of powerful people? Here’s what’s coming through me to share […]

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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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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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