Clarity First Newsletter,
January 17, 2020

“We see with the eyes, but we see with the brain as well. And seeing with the brain is often called imagination.”—Oliver Sacks

Clarity First Newsletter,
January 10, 2020

“I believe that ignorance is the root of all evil. And that no one knows the truth.” – Molly Ivins

Clarity First Newsletter,
January 3, 2020

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” – Alvin Toffler

Clarity First Newsletter,
December 27, 2019

“We spend January 1st walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched. Maybe this year, to balance the list, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives…not looking for flaws, but for potential.” -Ellen Goodman

Clarity First Newsletter,
December 20, 2019

“It’s not differences that divide us. It’s our judgments about each other that do.” -Margaret Wheatley

Clarity First Newsletter,
December 13, 2019

“The person more qualified to lead is not the physically stronger person. It is the more intelligent, the more knowledgeable, the more creative, more innovative. And there are no hormones for those attributes.”  -Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, We Should All Be Feminists

Clarity First Newsletter,
December 6, 2019

“Hope is not about proving anything. It’s about choosing to believe this one thing, that love is bigger than any grim, bleak shit anyone can throw at us.” -Anne Lamott

Clarity First Newsletter,
November 29, 2019

“We have lived our lives by the assumption that what was good for us would be good for the world…”  -Wendell Berry, The Long-Legged House

Clarity First Newsletter,
November 22, 2019

“We are all dreamers creating the next world, the next beautiful world for ourselves and for our children.” – Yoko Ono

Clarity First Newsletter,
November 15, 2019

“Businesses operate from a number of paradigms. Those that are hard-nosed and finance-driven are counterproductive in a world of rapid change and deep interdependence….” -Jane E. Dutton

Clarity First Newsletter,
November 8, 2019

“The most powerful person in the world is the storyteller. The storyteller sets the vision, values and agenda of an entire generation that is to come.” — Steve Jobs

Clarity First Newsletter,
November 1, 2019

“The future ain’t what it used to be.” – Yogi Berra

Clarity First Newsletter,
October 25, 2019

“Perhaps the most remarkable aspect of evolution is its ability to generate cooperation in a competitive world.” – Martin Nowak

Clarity First Newsletter,
October 18, 2019

“Creating problems is easy. We do it all the time. Finding solutions, ones that last and produce good results, requires guts and care.” – Henry Rollins

Clarity First Newsletter,
October 11, 2019

“I want to be a force for real good. In other words,
I know that there are bad forces, forces that bring suffering to others and misery to the world, but I want to be the opposite force. I want to be the force which is truly for good.” – John Coltrane

Clarity First Newsletter,
October 4, 2019

“There’s a bit of magic in everything, and some loss to even things out.” – Lou Reed

Clarity First Newsletter,
September 27, 2019

“If you really want to get along with somebody, let them be themselves.” – Willie Nelson

Clarity First Newsletter,
September 20, 2019

“In art and dream may you proceed with abandon. In life may you proceed with balance and stealth.” – Patti Smith

Clarity First Newsletter,
September 13, 2019

“Empathy is a tool for building people into groups, for allowing us to function as more than self-obsessed individuals”. –  Neil Gaiman

Clarity First Newsletter,
September 6, 2019

“Competing is intense among humans, and within a group, selfish individuals always win. But in contests between groups, groups of altruists always beat groups of selfish individuals.” – E. O. Wilson

Clarity First Newsletter,
August 30, 2019

“Let’s face it, the universe is messy. It is nonlinear, turbulent, and chaotic. It is dynamic. It spends its time in transient behavior on its way to somewhere else, not in mathematically neat equilibria. It self-organizes and evolves. It creates diversity, not uniformity. That’s what makes the world interesting, that’s what makes it beautiful, and that’s what makes it work.” – Donella Meadows

Clarity First Newsletter,
August 23, 2019

“Since Active Hope doesn’t require our optimism, we can apply it even in areas where we feel hopeless. The guiding impetus is intention; we choose what we aim to bring about, act for, or express. Rather than weighing our chances and proceeding only when we feel hopeful, we focus on our intention and let it be our guide.” – Joanna Macy

Clarity First Newsletter,
August 16, 2019

“It’s important to remember on this anniversary that the true meaning of Woodstock was spiritual. My line about ‘there is little bit of heaven in every disaster area’ was a realized truth.” – Wavy Gravy
 

Clarity First Newsletter,
August 9, 2019

“Nowadays everybody wants to become a leader. No one wants to become a servant. In reality, the world is badly in need of servants, not leaders. A real servant is a real leader.” – Amma