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What is a Real Leader?

The photo above is of Samantha Thomas, Executive Director of Dream Change (the nonprofit I founded more than 30 years ago), and me at an economic forum in Astana, Kazakhstan this past June. Samantha is the creator of and heart and soul behind Dream Change’s Love Summit, an annual conference aimed at inspiring and empowering companies to change the world through heart-centered business

Shifting Perceptions: The #LoveSummit2017

“The world is violent and mercurial–it will have its way with you. We are saved only by love—love for each other and the love that we pour into the art we feel compelled to share: being a parent; being a writer; being a painter; being a friend. We live in a perpetually burning building, and what we must save from it, all the time, is love.” ― Tennessee Williams We know that we have

How to Be a Democracy Under Trump

I watched President Trump’s inauguration from an airport TV in Guatemala. I’d just finished leading 22 people on a pilgrimage to live, study and participate in ceremonies with Mayan shamans at sacred sites. For me, it was the first leg of a two-month working-journey. I am still in Latin America, teaching and speaking at a variety of venues. In the days since that inauguration, I, like so