The Wizard of Us

Mar 8, 2018

Current events in the US has me thinking often about the Wizard of Oz: the pertinent question of the film is not how a second-rate, mediocre conman managed to land in Oz and convince the people of Oz that he was a great wizard. The formula is simple and has been used by many dictators and leaders who have manipulated power: First, use a lot of pomp and circumstance and plenty of...

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Take care of this house

Sep 24, 2017

This past Friday evening, I went to the Kennedy Center in Washington DC for a tribute to Leonard Bernstein. It was a full evening of beautiful, moving selections from various musicals showing Bernstein’s eclectic musical talents, passion for optimism and love amidst the darkness of our times, as well as a true commitment to address issues of injustice and oppression. Walking on...

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Advice for Thanksgiving…

Nov 23, 2016

Hello there, I wish you all well as we enter the holiday season. I hope your time is joyful and fun. And I continue to hold you all in my heart since the US presidential elections, both in the US and around the world. Whatever your politics and beliefs, the outcome of this election will impact us all around the world, on many levels and at different times. Many of you have been...

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Donald Trump – Our Nation’s Sacrificial Lamb

Oct 26, 2016

I believe Donald Trump has successfully brought out into the open the causes of why this country, despite its accomplishments and power, has not progressed into what we are capable of becoming – a vibrant, flourishing, responsible, compassionate world leader of the 21st century, based on peace, prosperity and the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness FOR ALL. In...

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The Middle

May 16, 2016

It’s been a while since I’ve written. While increasing my coaching practice and presenting my work at various organizations, I’ve used the last few months for reflection and deepening of practice. I search for deeper ways to stay in my heart as challenging world events unfold. If there ever was a time to enhance our skills in the 4 Pillars of True Power, it...

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A savior I would want to have a beer with.

Mar 3, 2016

I know there  is a lot of noise circulating about the United States presidential elections. I’ve had many conversations with people within the country as well as with many friends and colleagues in Europe who are following the elections with disbelief and fear. If you are willing to hear more noise, here is a representation of some of my views in the form of a skit. The...

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