However humbled you’ve been by a layoff, whatever savings you’ve lost in your portfolio and regardless of the size of your home’s equity value — you’re still the one with all the power. When headlines hammer home what you cannot control, remind yourself of the one thing you do control: You. Rise up, opt out, and press refresh. With our economic world in flux, now is a low-risk opportunity to invest in yourself, do some reinventing, and finally collect on the raw potential of you. This can be a modest tune-up, or a head-to-toe overhaul. Either way, there’s value in considering how changing YOU might change everything.
Healing the Soul of America: Reclaiming Our Voices as Spiritual Citizens by Marianne Williamson
Synergizing the spiritual and the political
Megatrends 2010: The Rise of Conscious Capitalism by Patricia Aburdene
More and more companies are discovering that placing social and environmental values ahead of the bottom line is actually helping to boost profits . . . significant numbers of both new-economy and old-guard companies are tapping into the wave of conscious capitalism by bringing meditation into the workplace, forcing stricter environmental controls on their vendors, and donating both time and money to social causes.
A Whole New Mind: Moving from the Information Age to the Conceptual Age by Daniel H. Pink
Expand your right brain if you plan to survive and prosper in the new economy . . . The keys to success are in developing and cultivating six senses: design, story, symphony, empathy, play, and meaning.
“Restoring the Waters of Life to Democracy!” a talk by Caroline Casey
Big Mythic Forces are in play — sounds like a case for the Compassionate Trickster within us all! Let’s gather together so that we may be replenished for the adventures ahead, to toss the Ring of Power into the Crack of Doom, to re-animate the soul of this country, that the world may bloom again.
Saturday, October 18th, 2008
Marin Civic Center Veterans Memorial Auditorium
San Rafael, CA
P.S: Caroline says: “All of nature is willing to cooperate with us delinquent humans to solve the crises we have created.”