Clarity First Newsletter, August 3, 2018

“When you have a conflict, that means that there are truths that have to be addressed… And when you have a conflict, then it’s an educational process to try to resolve the conflict…you have to get people on both sides of the conflict involved so that they can dialogue.” – Dolores Huerta

Clarity First Newsletter, July 27, 2018

“No work or love will flourish out of guilt, fear, or hollowness of heart, just as no valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.” – Alan Watts

Clarity First Newsletter, July 20, 2018

“Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing.” – Elna Baker

Clarity First Newsletter, July 13, 2018

“No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it.” – H. E. Luccock

Clarity First Newsletter, July 6, 2018

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” – Maya Angelou

Clarity First Newsletter, June 29, 2018

“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, June 22, 2018

“Governments stand because people sit; if people stand, governments will sit.” – Mehmet Murat ildan

Clarity First Newsletter, June 15, 2018

“Our best hope for the future is not to get people to think of all humanity as family – that’s impossible. It lies, instead, in an appreciation of the fact that, even if we don’t empathize with distant strangers, their lives have the same value as the lives of those we love.” – Paul Bloom

Clarity First Newsletter, June 8, 2018

“There’s an alternative. There’s always a third way, and it’s not a combination of the other two ways. It’s a different way.” – David Carradine

An Everyone Culture. Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization.

Achieving superior business results by creating immersive cultures for continuous personal growth.

Clarity First Newsletter, June 1, 2018

“People hear you on the level you speak to them from. Speak from your heart, and they will hear with theirs.” – Marianne Williamson

Clarity First Newsletter, May 25, 2018

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” – Buckminster Fuller

Clarity First Newsletter, May 18, 2018

“The best way to take care of the future is to take care of the present moment.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

Follow Winston Wright to get close to retail’s front edges.

“Since emotional connection is the most important thing to Brand loyalty, retailers need to start with the basics – the ambient service experience between the bricks.”

Clarity First Newsletter, May 11, 2018

“There is no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about.” – Margaret J. Wheatley

Ignore everybody, and 39 other keys to creativity

“Don’t try to stand out from the crowd. Avoid crowds all together.” – Hugh MacLeod

When a word is the story

Daniel Carlmatz gave himself a daily wordplay challenge. His results are fun and inspiring.

Clarity First Newsletter, May 4, 2018

“Active Hope is not wishful thinking. Active Hope is not waiting to be rescued by some savior. Active Hope is waking up to the beauty of life on whose behalf we can act.” – Joanna Macy, Chris Johnstone

Clarity First Newsletter, April 27, 2018

“You can have the other words – chance, luck, coincidence, serendipity. I’ll take grace. I don’t know what it is exactly, but I’ll take it. ” – Mary Oliver

Community, The Structure of Belonging

If we want a change in culture, the work is to change the conversation.

Speculative investing in art takes the art out of art.

When art is treated as a speculative investment we all lose.

Clarity First Newsletter, April 20, 2018

“We are lonesome animals. We spend all of our life trying to be less lonesome. One of our ancient methods is to tell a story begging the listener to say—and to feel—‘yes, that is the way it is, or at least that’s the way I feel it. You’re not as alone as you thought.” —John Steinbeck

Set the politics aside. It’s time to talk about policy.

“We need to get back to a functioning government. If the process can work again, we have a chance to solve our biggest problems.”

Clarity First Newsletter, April 13, 2018

“For me context is the key – from that comes the understanding of everything.” – Kenneth Noland