Clarity First Newsletter,
June 25, 2021

“In our researches on the likely economic apocalypse it’s become clear what is the prime survival tool for hard times: friends. Good friends. Lots of them.”              

– Stewart Brand

Clarity First Newsletter,
June 18, 2021

“If the world is to be healed through human efforts, I am convinced it will be by ordinary people, people whose love for this life is even greater than their fear.” 

– Joanna R. Macy

Clarity First Newsletter,
June 11, 2021

“We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.”                                                                

– Joseph Cambell

Clarity First Newsletter,
June 4, 2021

“‘Star Trek’ seems to be an appeal to our better nature, the side of ourselves that works toward peace and cooperation and understanding and knowledge and yearns to seek out knowledge rather than the side that wants to divide and control one another.”

–  John Cho

Clarity First Newsletter,
May 28, 2021

“If I may throw out a word of counsel to beginners, it is: Treasure your exceptions! When there are none, the work gets so dull that no one cares to carry it further. Keep them always uncovered and in sight…”

– William Bateson

Clarity First Newsletter,
May 21, 2021

“As you get up in the morning, as you make decisions, as you spend money, make friends, make commitments, you are creating a piece of art called your life.”  

– Mary Catherine Bateson

Clarity First Newsletter,
May 14, 2021

“Where we choose to put our attention changes our brain, which in time can change how we see and interact with the world.”

– Margaret Mead

Clarity First Newsletter,
May 7, 2021

“Living simply makes loving simple.”  

– bell hooks

Clarity First Newsletter,
April 30, 2021

“Despite current ads and slogans, the world doesn’t change one person at a time. It changes when networks of relationships form among people who share a common cause and vision of what’s possible…”                                            

– Margaret Wheatley

Clarity First Newsletter,
April 23, 2021

“The person who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”

– Confucius 

Clarity First Newsletter,
April 16, 2021

“Poetry is not resting on the given,
but a questing towards what might otherwise be.”

—Adrienne Rich

Clarity First Newsletter,
April 9, 2021

“Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.” 

— Mahatma Gandhi

Clarity First Newsletter,
April 2, 2021

“Either America will destroy ignorance or ignorance will destroy the United States.”

— W.E.B. Du Bois 

Clarity First Newsletter,
March 26, 2021

“The urgent finds you; you have to find the important. Importance is not fast. It is slow. It is not superficial. It is deep. And as a result, it’s extremely powerful. When important matters go wrong, they undermine everything. When they go right, they sustain everything.”

– Stewart Brand

Clarity First Newsletter,
March 19, 2021

“Apocalypse does not point to a fiery Armageddon but to the fact that our ignorance and our complacency are coming to an end. The exclusivism of there being only one way in which we can be saved….”

– Joseph Campbell

Clarity First Newsletter,
March 12, 2021

“I used to believe that gratitude for life came from being happy, but I have come to realize that the reverse is also true, perhaps even more so: being happy comes from feeling grateful for life.” 

– William Ury 

Clarity First Newsletter,
March 5, 2021

“Is this the tipping point we have been waiting for when companies are prepared to shift their mentality and practices towards true sustainability and positive purpose?”

– SB’21 Trend Watching: Brands’ Role in Reshaping the World in 2021 and Beyond

Clarity First Newsletter,
February 26, 2021

“your purpose your art will land in the hearts it’s meant to you won’t be for everyone but you are for someone and to that someone what you have to give matters and that’s the beginning of everything.”  

 – Danielle Doby*

Clarity First Newsletter,
February 19, 2021

“Life is the dancer and you are the dance.”

– Eckhart Tolle

Clarity First Newsletter,
February 12, 2021

“Once you do away with the idea of people as fixed, static entities, then you see that people can change, and there is hope.”

– bell hooks

Clarity First Newsletter,
February 5, 2021

“Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.”

– Henry David Thoreau

Clarity First Newsletter,
January 29, 2021

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. Imagination is the language of the soul. Pay attention to your imagination and you will discover all you need to be fulfilled.”

– Albert Einstein

Clarity First Newsletter,
January 22, 2021

“The time is always right to do what is right.”

— Martin Luther King, Jr.

Clarity First Newsletter,
January 15, 2021

“In times of change, learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.” 

– Eric Hoffer