Tag Archives: David Richo

Re-Thinking The Role Of Spirituality In Being Human

The paradigm shift we presently are undergoing as a human community includes an awakening to new revelations about the nature of what it means to be human. Continue reading

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Interpersonal Awareness and Skills: My Introduction

As I grew in my desire to interact effectively with others, I realized that knowledge of self is not enough. Being with others in nonviolent, empowering, compassionate, or creative ways requires skills. Unfortunately, in our Western society, we often do not value, talk about, or practice those skills. Continue reading

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Spirituality And Who We Are As Leaders At Work

Last Friday, I was facilitating a workshop on time and energy management with a group of nonprofit leaders. As in all of my leadership workshops, I had opened by stressing that time management is not about controlling time Continue reading

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Healthy, Authentic Love: A Valentine’s Day Reflection

The other day I was relating the following story to a co-worker of an experience I had had earlier that morning via email. The story was this: I had been trying to arrange via email to meet someone after work. The person also wanted me to meet her husband Continue reading

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Our True Way Is Nature’s Way

Sometimes, I am nearly awed at the coming together of events in that way Carl Jung describes as “synchronicity.” For the past six months, once again, I have been preparing to travel to India to teach a leadership course in Kerala in December. Last year, when I went to India for the first time, Continue reading

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Can Our Universe Teach Us Compassion?

We live in a world torn apart by suffering. Some of it is caused by natural disasters. Much of it is caused by human action. We live in a world where people come together in response to suffering. Individuals are able to bring the broken pieces of their bruised self back together and move through the pain toward healing. Continue reading

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Lessons from Jonah on the “Why’s?” of Life

In the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, I found myself in a troubling conversation with students and colleagues about the death and devastation caused by those events. The conversation turned, understandably, to the question of how God could allow such a thing to happen Continue reading

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