Monthly Archives: January 2011

On Alchemy

I find myself emphasizing intra-personal learning for corporate leaders because time and again I’ve noticed that the interpersonal or competitive risks they voice can mask a deeper interior risk, one where there is a reluctance to move beyond the person’s established sense of identity. They may be skillful in their conversations and relationships, and they […]


One reason we tell ourselves we do not trust others is because of our scars. We go back over our history to think about events that have cost us something. I recall conducting a class on speaking up at work and the moment when a woman sitting in one of the back rows broke her […]