If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed . Thanks for visiting! From the Spiritual Advancement Mind Map Set Bringing yourself back to the present moment The Buddha said “I teach one thing and one thing only: that is suffering and the end of suffering” Eckhart Tolle said “Spiritual awakening is awakening from the dream of thought”
An Excerpt from The Great Transformation: The Beginning of Our Religious Tradition by Karen Armstrong Karen Armstrong presents a bold and inspiring overview of compassion and reverence for life as ideals that can save the planet. Here is an excerpt on compassion as an essential practice of the religions that developed during the Axial Age from 800 - 2000 BCE.
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If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed . Thanks for visiting! Here is an exercise perfect for holiday’s – or any time during the year. Question the oldies! Most of us can find someone older than us to learn from whether family or friends.
This is part of the series . After organizing, managing and administering your presence it is wise to listen and learn before you begin to engage. When you consider the basis of any good relationship, any good business decision and any worthy effort all are founded on listening and learning before you act, speak or decide. The social web provides a rich forum to listen and learn from the markets of conversations discussing everything, anything and everyone.
People-Centered Economic Development, P-CED, derived from a paper for the steering committee to reelect the [US] President in 1996. Following is a synopsis of that paper. At first glance, it might seem redundant to emphasize people as the central focus of economics. After all, isn't the purpose of economics, as well as business, people? Aren't people automatically the central focus of business and economic activities?
About the Framework Return Driven Strategy™ is a framework that helps leaders to better analyze, understand, and employ the activities that have been shown to produce superior returns and wealth creation. The Return Driven Strategy framework describes the pattern of strategic activities of high performance companies regardless of industry or geographic location.
To even acknowledge at all the existence of abundance is a huge conceptual leap for many economists, whose fundamental assumptions are based on scarcity. Some economists even say that abun-dant goods cease to be interesting because the problem of scarcity has been solved. But if abundance solves the problem of scarcity, shouldn’t economists devote as much time to the solution as to the problem itself? The answer should be obvious.
Is the growing gap between the Financial Director and the Finance department creating a gulf between strategic objectives and operational deliverables? Financial Director’s Vision The growing realisation of the strategic importance of IT to an organisation is reflected in the Financial Director’s role in specifying new financial software.
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Posted by venessa miemis on Sunday, November 15, 2009 · 23 Comments The significant problems we face today cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them. – Einstein For several years now, I’ve been studying the intersection of technology, culture and communication, the impacts of social media, the relationship between creativity, innovation and design, and the potential of various futures. I’ve had this gnawing sensation at the edges of my mind that all these areas were held together by a common thread, but I couldn’t put my finger on the connection.
You don’t have to head off to a fancy business school this fall to learn about business. In fact, all you really have to do is have a computer and a little free time to get a world of business education at your fingertips. Here is a collection of lectures, many from the most prestigious business schools, economists and business leaders, that can help you learn about aspects of business that you’re interested in, and perhaps some you didn’t even know existed. General Business These lectures cover a wide range of general business topics from customer service to writing your first business plan.
Image by fataetoile/ Cinzia Rizzo via Flickr I'm always amazed by the power of metaphors. Sometimes I try to 'cook' one myself and then it doesn't work so formulating or rather designing a good metaphor is not easy. In Ghana, people were generally strong in using metaphors, but unfortunately I didn't write them down.