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John Wooden on Success

John Wooden is arguably the greatest men’s basketball coach of all time. He led UCLA to ten NCAA national championships in a 12-year span. Within this period, his teams won a NCAA men's basketball record 88 consecutive games. Over the weekend, I was browsing YouTube and discovered his TED

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Parker Palmer On Vocation

I just finished reading ‘Let Your Life Speak’ by Parker J. Palmer.  He’s an author, educator and activist focused on community, leadership, spirituality and personal growth. The book is essentially a collection of Palmer’s essays about listening to your inner voice or true self, finding your vocation in

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Adyashanti On Letting Go Of Fear

Last month, my friend Hursh introduced me to Adyashanti, the philosopher and spiritual teacher. I’ve been on break this week so decided to go down a rabbit hole and watch a number of his talks on YouTube. This one on fear particularly resonated with me. Instead of fighting our

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10 Days of Silence for a Lifetime of Wisdom

Dhamma Dhara, Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts Three weeks ago, I returned from a 10-day Goenka Vipassana meditation retreat at Dhamma Dara in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts. Goenka (1924–2013) was a Burmese-Indian teacher of Vipassanā meditation. His teaching was notable for emphasizing that the Buddha’s path to liberation was non-sectarian, universal,

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The Force

“Who knows what force gnaws at us, telling us that our accomplishments, no matter how sensational, are not enough; that we need to do more?” -Arthur Ashe, Days of Grace

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Standards of Performance & Organizational Values

I recently finished reading the seminal leadership book, The Score Takes Care of Itself, by Bill Walsh, the legendary 49ers Head Coach. In 1979 when Walsh took over the 49ers, the franchise was the laughing stock of the NFL as it managed to win only two games that season. However,

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Life is Interrelated

“It really boils down to this: that all life is interrelated. We are all caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied into a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. We are made to live together because of the interrelated structure of reality. Did you

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