THE CHOICE BETWEEN APATHY & DEMOCRACY

Posted by on Apr 12, 2016 in Activism, Lifestyle, Philanthropy | 2 Comments
THE CHOICE BETWEEN APATHY & DEMOCRACY

Elections come and go in the United States, and often, little changes. But the 2016 Presidential Election is already proving to be an entirely different animal. Something important is brewing. Due to the dramatic juxtaposition of the characters in this charade, the United States has created the world’s most discussed reality TV show. Sensationalism is […]

The Trend of Celebrity Philanthropy

Posted by on Mar 5, 2016 in Activism, Lifestyle, Philanthropy | 2 Comments
The Trend of Celebrity Philanthropy

Society has always been heavily influenced, if not guided, by celebrity. They are the trend setters and often the primary influencers of politics, economic agreements and social environments. Paris Hilton is what you’d call a celebutante: a celebrity not through talent or work, but through inherited wealth and lifestyle. Gandhi was a poor peasant that […]

TECHNOLOGY // Progress or Disconnection?

Posted by on Feb 28, 2016 in Activism, Lifestyle, Philanthropy | 2 Comments
TECHNOLOGY // Progress or Disconnection?

Is technology helping society progress? Perhaps we need to start by asking a different question. What is progress? PROGRESS // WEBSTER’S DICTIONARY : movement forward or toward a place : the process of improving or developing something over a period of time When we think about enrolling our children in school, my wife and I look at […]

The Way of the Gun

Posted by on Jan 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | 14 Comments
The Way of the Gun

In the early 1400s, Europeans came to the Americas. In 1776, the United States gained independence from Britain and our Founding Fathers wrote the Declaration of Independence, and the Constitution shortly thereafter. From the 1400s to the 1800s, those Europeans completely annihilated over 100 Million indigenous people across North, Central and South America, 19 Million […]

A Year of Intention, Awe & Love

Posted by on Dec 28, 2015 in Lifestyle | 4 Comments
A Year of Intention, Awe & Love

We’re all aware of the the implications of the ensuing increase of responsibilities the new year brings. Our global social agreement is that the beginning of the year is the time of assessment and recalibration. It’s the time for improving, everything. At the end of every year, I meditate on what I want to experience […]

Love for Resilience

Posted by on Dec 16, 2015 in Brand Alchemy, Lifestyle, Parenting | 2 Comments
Love for Resilience

Life happens. Difficulties sneak in through the blind spots. Relationships are strained by difficult circumstances. Division creeps in and deteriorates relationships, energy and emotions. With each trial, the door into fear is opened, enticing us to focus on negative possibilities. It can be paralyzing. Once the door is open, we have a choice. We can […]

When Alternatives Become the New Norm

Posted by on Dec 7, 2015 in Activism, Lifestyle, Philanthropy | No Comments
When Alternatives Become the New Norm

Since the beginning of the 1760s Industrial Revolution in the United States, society has been moving exponentially deeper into mass consumption. We have the means to create excess easily and cheaply. And just as importantly, we have the ability to influence and brainwash society into believing that excess will bring us happiness and fulfillment. The […]

We Will Teach Them To Love

Posted by on Nov 5, 2015 in Lifestyle, Parenting, Philanthropy | One Comment
We Will Teach Them To Love

I love to learn. As an entrepreneur, consultant and activist, I research and study relentlessly. I truly find great joy in the process. I’m a lifelong world traveler and explorer, constantly studying culture, humanity, science and spirituality. It’s not just my work. It’s not part of a graduate program. It’s a lifestyle I’ve chosen deliberately. […]

Formless: Gratitude for Wayne Dyer

Posted by on Sep 3, 2015 in Lifestyle, Philanthropy | No Comments
Formless: Gratitude for Wayne Dyer

As a young child, I remember seeing a copy of “Your Erroneous Zones” on the coffee table in our living room. I remember wondering what that big word meant and who that crazy looking guy was on the cover. I’ve heard Wayne Dyer’s name spoken amongst my friends and family for most of my life. […]

The Sacred Flow of Life

Posted by on Aug 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | 28 Comments
The Sacred Flow of Life

In July of 2014, after almost ten years of living in East Africa between Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya, we decided it was time to reevaluate our geographic location. Africa has been a prevalent aspect of my life since I was just a child, and after a decade of living and working there, it has become […]