The Cult of Productivity

Presence is far more intricate and rewarding an art than productivity. Ours is a culture that measures our worth as human beings by our efficiency, our earnings, our ability to perform this or that. The cult of productivity has its place, but worshipping at its altar daily robs us of the very capacity for joy […]

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Looking Back…

I love this time of the year. The season of looking back, looking ahead. My theme for 2013 was “more art and heart”. Here are some celebrations and memories from my year… Doing my work… I officially launched myself as a solopreneur, growing my work as a circle-based participatory process designer and facilitator. I’m so […]

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Long Walk to Freedom

I read Nelson Mandela’s autobiography Long Walk to Freedom last year. It was one of my favourite books of the year. Here are a few excerpts: I had been reading my speech, and at this point I placed my papers on the defense table, and turned to face the judge. The courtroom became extremely quiet. […]

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