I was contacted by a woman named Leslie this week, in hopes that I could assist her in resolving an issue she was experiencing in the purchase of a foreclosed upon property. This was an issue where transparency and authenticity really moved things along.
Are we in fact dreaming, or finding ways to discount and distort what this younger set is saying over and over? They are clearly angry, and it might benefit us all if we took some time to just listen more carefully.
As 2011 gets underway, Russell Bishop, Senior Editor at Large of The Huffington Post and author of "Workarounds That Work," draws on his own times of adversity as sources of strength, optimism and creativity.
WE need to take responsibility for our lives. We need to band together and form communities of people helping each other, rather than expecting help to come from outside, because it's not coming, folks.
"I'm a truthful, upstanding person of strong moral character. I just happen to lie sometimes." Could this be what you have to tell yourself in order to become a (politician, business person, etc) in today's world?
Impeccable is taking integrity to a whole other level. I can't explain the mechanism involved, but when I put those words down on paper it created a powerful experience -- a profound consciousness shift.
Self interest seems to trump "doing what is right," dragging the world into more and more of the kind of "caveat emptor" thinking that helped created the economic crisis that seems to pervade life these days.