culture

Culture Matters

People make up the backbone of every organization. Products and services do not make themselves, nor do they evolve on their own. It is the people that make those things happen when…

original wisdom

On Original Wisdom

I once knew a sacred language. An instinct that outstripped my cultivation had provided the substance of my art. With time, the channel became obstructed. Thinking took precedence over feeling. I’ve learned…

embracingplasticity

Embracing Plasticity

In a recent podcast, Waking Up author Sam Harris and tech-guru Kevin Kelly touched on the future of education. When asked what a young person today should study to prepare for emerging…

Trial at Sea

“You missed! It’s my turn,” says Brandon, gushing with excitement. He blurts out F-4, and flashes his eyes at me to hurry my response. I locate the coordinates on my board –…

The Peril of Passion

Passion is an immortal siren of potent allure. At five past six post meridiem, she springs from the first chords of Sonata, Opus 27, No. 2, illuminating the depository of memories that…

Enchantment on the Ganges

It is late March. I am at one of the ghats by the river Ganges in the city of Varanasi. Sitting on a bench in the blazing heat, my travel companions and…