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Cooperation vs. Competition… It was all a mess until Martin Nowak (Harvard University) published a recent article on the evolution of cooperation. After researching several thousand published papers, Mr. Nowak suggested there are five ways that all species – not just humans – cooperate with each other. In this post you’ll learn about these five ways and how to apply them in your life and for the greater good of humanity.
Social entrepreneurs recognize social problems and use entrepreneurial principles to organize, create and manage a venture to achieve social change. To be one takes courage, a keen mind and a big heart. —It’s no easy gig.
Social entrepreneurs do one thing in particular. They inspire. And in doing so they bring dignity and peace to everyone they help. In terms of personal evolution it is one of the highest forms of “assistance” and impact happening right now on the planet.
So, with inspiration abounding, I put together this showcase of my favorite inspirational quotes to give a little inspiration back. Whether you’re a social entrepreneur, impact investor, change-maker, movie character or cartoon, may they inspire the force within you.
I’ve compiled the best tools and resources you’ll need if you’re serious about measuring impact. Now: if you’re lazy and want to do this right the first time, you may just want to skip to this post on how to measure impact where I explain how to use these tools in a step by step manner.
But I know how you are; you want the entire tool box… the whole enchilada. Well, here it is. The best 15 Tools and Resources for measuring impact!
Being a leader isn’t what it used to be. In fact, it’s getting sort of complicated. Enter Professor David Logan. According to him, to understand the “how” of world shattering innovation we must understand the stages of tribal leadership. Sounds vwery vwery interesting doesn’t it? So, let’s dig even deeper. Here are the 5 stages of tribal leadership and how to lead your tribe with an eye for personal evolution.
By looking in the current healthcare bill, I believe the most important issue of personal development and consciousness is human chip implanting. I believe we are at the early stages of one of the great moral and ethical crossroads of our time. To chip or not to chip. The battle between Cyborgs and Jedis is about to begin.
I rarely cover newsy topics, but these clinical trials about wireless chips is something you need to know about. The Cyborgs – in a sense – have begun mobilizing. Imagine a wireless controlled chip with GPS capabilities connected to your bank account giving you scheduled doses of meds. With the present healthcare bill the implantation of such “Type 2″ chips could be mandated; and the complete control of your life is becoming a possible reality. Folks,we are going to need more Jedis.
To explore this topic further, please visit the That Ain’t Nothin’ articles by my friend and mentor Dannion Brinkley. He is an expert and activist of 30 years on the human chipping issue. Educate yourself so your actions create the most conscious environment for your family and friends.
Remember, the purpose of this thing called life is to become MORE HUMAN, not less. Putting a chip inside yourself is…well… only going to make this more interesting for all of us Jedis.
The showdown between happiness and money is officially on…
In the blue corner is Gross Domestic Product (GDP). A mighty beast in the United States standing at 15.9 Trillion and ranked #1 in the world. In the battle to determine “how well we’re doing” it’s the undisputed champion.
But wait, what’s this?!? We have a contender in the red corner…Gross National Happiness?!?
Ahhhh….The social impact crowd is going wild…But who is this would be champion of the world?
What do nuclear physics and fornication have in common? Quite a lot actually. In love making and energy exchange, there are two varieties – fission and fusion. When sex is fission you smash together and explode. It’s an experience of being separate where your ego is the boss. It can be mind blowing, for sure, but fission is for bombs.
Fusion, on the other hand, is a more evolved and co-creative reaction that generates greater amounts of energy. It’s literally what stars do. When sex is fusion, the result is a cauldron that brews and releases essential bio-energy. As you explore the world of bio-energy, the soul orgasm becomes an evolutionary ride on the highway of consciousness. Now let’s get it on and put the O in soul.
My latest adventure has taken me to Sedona, Arizona; the land of vortexes, pink jeeps, alien tours, hippies and baby boomer flash mobs. It’s a unique and entertaining place.
As we consider personal evolution, I find that “universalism” best describes Sedona. It’s an evolutionary playground full of different energies, influences and belief systems all co-existing in relative serenity. You are sure to find a chapel, stupa, temple, hiking path, secret garden, labyrinth walk, quiet stream or vortex to uplift your spirit.
What I find really special about Sedona is the art. Whether it’s the natural beauty, the galleries, the people or the religious structures, this place has something to inspire everyone.
For me, the Chapel of the Holy Cross was ofÂ particularÂ interest and inspiration. I’ve been on a mission to paint the Wadsworth Chapel, and this chapel represents everything the Wadsworth Chapel hopes to be… a beacon of honor, glory and inspiration to all!
This adventure all started when I was driving around the West Los Angeles VA.Â I was on my way to the long-term care unit (where I’m a hospice volunteer with the Twilight Brigade) when it struck me. The Wadsworth Chapel needs painted.
So began my mission to restore faith and honor to the West Los Angeles VA.
My adventure has unfolded as hundreds of phone calls, dozens of letters, 8 congressional office meetings, a slew of setbacks, a big fat pile of bureaucratic red tape and a hope and a prayer. Somewhere along the line I realized the significance of this little chapel. It’s everything this country stand for. And preserving it with a protective coat of paint is worth the fight.